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Honoring and promoting Hue cuisine

TTH.VN - Following a series of special activities within the framework of Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2023, on the evening of April 29th, the culinary festival themed “The Quintessence of Rice Vermicelli” was launched at Thuong Bac Park.

Shimmering colors mark opening night of Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2023Enjoying Japanese pottery through the exhibition "Yakishime - Earth Metamorphosis"

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 Honoring the Quintessence of Rice Vermiceli being the highlight of this year’s culinary festival

Taking place from April 29th to May 2nd, the culinary festival welcomes the participation of more than 50 food stalls, artisans, professional social organizations, and businesses in the culinary industry inside and outside the province in order to preserve and promote the position and role of Hue cuisine in general and rice vermiceli in particular in Hue cultural life.

In addition to exchanging and enjoying dishes from unique and diverse menus, including many rice vermiceli dishes from all three regions, this year’s culinary festival also has a contest named “Culinary space in Hue garden houses”.

In particular, the festival organizers will set up a Vietnamese record “Hue-style mixed fried noodles with 1,000 plates serving 1,000 diners at one time”.

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 The famous Hue beef noodle (bun bo Hue) always attracting customers

Delivering the opening remarks of the festival, Mr. Truong Dinh Hanh, Vice Chairman of Hue City People's Committee, Standing Deputy Head of the Organizing Committee of Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2023, Head of the Organizing Committee of the Culinary Festival emphasized: “The culinary festival is an opportunity to honor and promote the unique Hue’s cultural and culinary values, especially the rice vermicelli and famous folk dishes from inside and outside the province to serve tourists and the public. This is also an opportunity to contribute to promoting Hue tourism the period when this industry is quickly recovering and developing strongly.”

The culinary festival also continues to contribute to the process of building a dossier to recognize Hue cuisine as a national intangible cultural heritage, heading towards submitting to UNESCO for honoring it as a world cultural heritage. At the same time, it continues to affirm that Hue is a place that still preserves the quintessential values of royal and folk cuisine, contributing to successfully building the brand name “Hue - The Culinary Capital of Vietnam”.

Story and photos: MINH HIEN
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