Northwest cuisine festival kicks off in Lao Cai
Update: Jul 10, 2017
The Northwest Cuisine Festival opened in the northern province of Lao Cai on July 8, as part of activities of the Lao Cai – Northwest National Tourism Year 2017.

The event displays the process of making alcohol among ethnic groups. (Photo:

Hundreds of traditional ethnic dishes in the northwestern localities are being served at the event. Visitors can learn more about local cultures while participating in the cooking process.

In addition, the event is also hosting a re-enactment of liquor making of the Tay, Day, Xa Pho, H’Mong and Red Dao ethnic groups and traditional weddings of the Red Dao people in Sa Pa, along with other cultural activities.

The cuisine festival runs until July 16 at the Sun World Fansipan Legend in Sa Pa.