If you are interested in culture and cuisine of Korea and want to actually experience them right in Hanoi, there is the chance for you – The Vietnam – Korea Food and Culture Festival 2014. This event is set to take place at Calidas Landmark 72 Keangnam Hotel, Hanoi from November 29th – 30th.
Aiming to introduce local people to the culinary specialties and typical agricultural products of Korea, various Korean enterprises will take part in the event, including Namyang diary, Paldo noodle, K-Mart, Star Korea, and others.
Visitors will also have the chance to enjoy special Korean foods, such as kim chi, and will learn how to cook Korea dishes.
“After 5 consecutive successful operations, this year’s festival will see many Korean restaurants in Hanoi to join and introduce their specialties with reasonable pricing, so that visitors can come and try good and diversify dishes. The Vietnam-Korea Family Association will also prepare various dishes for this annual event”, said Mr Park Noh Wah, the Korean Embassy’s Minister Counselor, during a press conference held in Hanoi on November 20th.
Apart from exploring the beauty of traditional Vietnamese Ao Dai and Korean Hanbok, St. 319 (a K-pop dance cover group from Hanoi) and singer Van Mai Huong are set to perform during the festival.
Especially, kids are also beneficiaries from a very interesting child’s corner. Entrances are free. All proceeds from voucher sales (VND20,000/voucher) and other donations will go to the victims of flooding in the Central region.