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Can Tho to host Southern Traditional Cake Festival late April

The annual Southern Traditional Cake Festival will be held from April 28 to May 2 in Binh Thuy district, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

With the theme of “Preserving and promoting cultural values of Southern traditional cakes”, the event will introduce around 100 signature savoury and sweet cakes from the south such as banh xeo (sizzling rice pancake), banh khot (deep-fried shrimp pancake), banh it tran (sticky rice dumpling), and banh bo (steamed rice cake).

More than 100 artisans will compete in the cooking contest, as well as present cooking demonstrations for visitors at the festival.

The event will also include cooking classes for children, folk games, and a food court featuring other specialties of southern provinces.

The festival is expected to attract around one million visitors in five days./.

Source: Vietnam News Agency

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