Update: 21:42 | 07/12/2020
(BGO) - The International Food Festival 2020 was held at Diplomatic Compound in Hanoi on December 6, with the participation of nearly 150 pavilions representing embassies, foreign relations departments, non-governmental organisations and foreign cultural centres, enterprises and sponsors.
The event offered chances for countries to enhance exchange, understandings as well as introduce Vietnam land to international friends via the embassies and foreign cultural centers. Also it created platform for domestic localities and businesses to promote their trademarks, products and services to foreign friends and visitors at the event.
The foreign visitor is impressed with red pomelo in Luc Ngan district.
The International Food Festival was an humanitarian event with the contribution from various agencies and individuals for the Charity Fund. This year, 900 million VND (38,800 USD) was donated to charity activities in 5 central provinces seriously affected by natural disaster, including Ha Tinh, Quang Binh,Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam.
Bac Giang province joined the event with 2 booths introducing signature products of rice cracker, Chu rice noodle, dried lychee, canned lychee, Luc Ngan fruits (sweet orange, yellow flesh orange, red pomelo, sweet pomelo, tangerine, baby cucumber...) produced at Luc Ngan Fruit Cooperative, mushroom of Tien Tien Mushroom Cooperative in Tien Luc commune (Lang Giang district)...
The artists in Bac Giang province perform Quan ho melodies.
Particularly, it was the first time Bac Giang province had ever introduced an art troop with many artists to perform Quan ho (love duet), Chau van (ceremonial signing) and Cheo (traditional opera) to promote local intangible cultural heritage to numerous international and domestic visitors.
It was the fifth time the province has joined the festival to introduce the local signature identities in terms of typical farm produce and cultural products to domestic and foreign friends, helping promote the image of Bac Giang further.