The Institute for Research Development and Conservation of Southeast Asian Art and Culture (IRSAC) is organizing an event to commemorate the 56th founding anniversary of ASEAN. This event serves as a reminder of the importance of preserving and celebrating the culture and heritage of Southeast Asia. With this, IRSAC seeks to create awareness about the shared history and culture of the region, and to promote solidarity and unity among its member countries.

According to Le Van Tiep, director of IRSAC, the festival seeks to showcase the unique culture and cuisine of the ASEAN community to both local and international visitors, thus enhancing understanding, friendship, and cooperation between the countries in the region.

The festival will feature an array of 200 stalls showcasing traditional dishes from ASEAN countries, such as Vietnam’s phở, Singapore’s chili crab, and Myanmar’s fermented tea leaf salad. These dishes will be prepared by eateries from across the region.

Discover the delicious flavors of street and specialty food from around the world. From tacos to falafel, pizza to paella, explore the amazing tastes of food from every corner of the globe. Try something new and tantalize your taste buds with the array of unique dishes available to experience. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack or a gourmet meal, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Enjoy the fun and flavor of exploring the world through street and specialty food.

Cooking demonstrations by experienced chefs, the presentation of traditional costumes, performances of traditional music and dances, and folk games from ASEAN countries will all be featured at the event. Visitors will have the opportunity to gain insight into the culture of each ASEAN nation and have the chance to take part in the exciting activities.

The organizer will host a seminar focusing on the preservation and promotion of Vietnamese cuisine. This seminar will provide an opportunity to learn about the country’s traditional dishes, their historical significance, and the steps needed to protect and promote them. Attendees will gain an understanding of various techniques used to preserve and honor the culinary heritage of Vietnam. They will also have the chance to explore the contemporary and modern aspects of the cuisine. The seminar will be a great way to discover the richness and diversity of Vietnamese gastronomy.

The highly anticipated festival is set to take place at 2 Dinh Tien Hoang Street in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City. It is estimated that the event will draw in approximately 100,000 visitors, and entry is free of charge. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!