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7th Southern Folk Cake Festival returns to Can Tho

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The 7th Southern Folk Cake Festival will feature 200 display booths of local businesses, according to the organization board on April 8.

The Southern Folk Cake Festival annualy attracts many visitors. (Photo: Sggp)

The Southern Folk Cake Festival annualy attracts many visitors. (Photo: Sggp)

These booths include more than 100 stalls featuring more than 200 traditional cakes and specialties.
Participants come from cities and provinces throughout the country, such as Hanoi, Lam Dong, Yen Bai, Cao Bang, Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Tra Vinh, Bac Lieu, An Giang, Hau Giang, Vinh Long, Soc Trang, Kien Giang, Can Tho and others.
There will be a series of cultural activities, such as cake exhibition, folk cake making contest, calligraphy and don ca tai tu (Southern folk music) performances, Miss Mekong Delta pageant, street festival, traditional games and others.
The cake show aims to preserve and promote traditional cuisines and cultural activities of the Vietnam’s South. It will be also a chance to promote tourism and cultural potentials of Can Tho city.
The 2018 Southern Folk Cake Festival will take place at the Investment & Trade Promotion Center in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho from April 25-29.
Last year’s event attracted over 500,000 visitors.

By KHANH HUNG – Translated by Kim Khanh

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