(KPL) The annual Lao Food Festival designed to promote Lao cuisines and Lao women’s entrepreneurship will be held at Chao Anouvong Park, Vientiane Capital on Jan 23-26, a press conference was told on Tuesday.
The festival aims to promote local businesses run by women. It will provide local producers, restaurant owners from Vientiane Capital and provinces the opportunity to introduce and sell their products, said President of the Lao Businesswomen’s Association Chanthachone Vongsay.
The festival will also provide local business owners the opportunity to exchange lessons and experiences regarding cooking, goods production, product marketing and income generation.
This year, we expect more than 180 booths will join our event and most of them will represent restaurants. Meanwhile 20 booths will represent the handicraft and agricultural sector.
Dozens of foreign embassies in Vientiane and entrepreneurs from neighboring countries have already confirmed their participation in the coming event.
Organized by the Lao Women’s Union and the Lao Business Women’s Association, the 14th Lao Food Festival will also feature several activities including health checkup service by the Lao Inter Clinic, Lao tradition cuisine training and a startup event.
Source: Lao News Agency