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The World Week of Italian Cuisine in Saigon and South Vietnam: when it comes to Italian cuisine, one week is not enough!

Date:

11/07/2019


The World Week of Italian Cuisine in Saigon and South Vietnam: when it comes to Italian cuisine, one week is not enough!

HCMC, November 7th, 2019 - When it comes to Italian cuisine, one week is not enough! From the 18th to the 24th of November the World Week of Italian Cuisine is celebrated all around the globe. In HCMC and South of Vietnam, the rich calendar of related events will stretch to December 1st.

The calendar has been presented to journalists and media during a press conference held today by the Consul General of Italy, Dante Brandi.

The World Week of Italian Cuisine is an initiative involving the whole network of 296 diplomatic and consular missions and Italian Cultural Institutes to promote the Italian culinary culture, which is at the core of the Mediterranean diet and so central to the Italian identity and lifestyle. Over a thousand events will be organized around the world during this week, to promote the Italian cuisine and its regional varieties.

During the press conference, over 20 events in calendar for this edition, organized in cooperation with many local partners and not only in Ho Chi Minh City, but also in Danang and Nha Trang, have been presented to journalists and editors.

They include workshops, seminars, meetings with Italian chefs, food and wine tasting and dinners, masterclasses, cultural events and much more, with the aim to focus on food education, on the comparison between Italian and Vietnamese culinary and convivial cultures, on organic food and its sustainability, on the Italian education and training system for the hospitality industry.

A complete version of the calendar is available here.

Also at this fourth edition of the World Week of Italian Cuisine, Italy will be showcasing the best of its food and wine culture to Vietnam, through the excellence of its products, which are guaranteed by a verified production chain and protected by the geographical indications system.

The whole Sistema Italia in Vietnam (Embassy in Hanoi, Consulate General in HCMC, Italian Trade Agency and ICHAM - Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam) is committed to promote the World Week of Italian Cuisine, as a consistent and effective initiative to consolidate the bilateral relations with Vietnam.


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