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Hue International Food Festival 2014 opens

January 20, 2014          1205 views

(Cinet) - Hue International Food Festival 2014 will take place on April 15-19, 2014 in Phu Xuan Park.

It is an activity of Hue Festival 2014 to honour and introduce the specialties and cuisines of Vietnam's regions, especially Hue.

20 are to feature cuisine from Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea and China.

The organisers also hope to further promote co-operation between Vietnam and other countries.

Thua Thien – Hue is home to the imperial Hue city complex and Nha nhac (royal court music), which were recognised as part of the world’s tangible and intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. They also hope to further promote co-operation between Viet Nam and other countries.

Thua Thien – Hue received around 2.6 million tourists, including over 900,000 foreigners, earning the province some VND2.5 trillion (US$117.6 million) in revenue. The province plans to receive 2.8-3 million tourist arrivals in 2014, with a tourism turnover of VND2.9 trillion (US$138 million), a forecasted rise of 18 percent in 2013.

 

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