VGP - The 2012 Korea Food Festival opened in Hanoi on June 25 as part of activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
The three-day festival in being co-organized by the Korean Cultural Center in Vietnam, the Korean Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation and sponsored by the Korean Embassy in Vietnam.
The festival will present to the Vietnamese people a vast variety of Korean traditional dishes, and agro and aqua products.
The event also features a series of cultural activities such as cultural exchanges between the two countries, art performances, and traditional martial arts demonstrations.
Currently, the two countries are now implementing a joint project worth around US $2.6 million in the Northern provinces of Hai Duong and Hoa Binh with the aim to building two areas of growing clean vegetables.
If the project is successfully, the RoK will expand more investment into agriculture sector in Vietnam and import these products.
By Thuy Dung