In May 2019, the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations (CDAC) will take place in Beijing. Between May 15 and 22, a significant supporting event of the CDAC- CHENGDU PANDA ASIAN FOOD FESTIVAL will sweep through the city.
The Chengdu Panda Asian Food Festival (CPAFF) is themed "seeking fragrance in co-existing varied delicacies." A series of wonderful events embracing international, cultural and popular aspects will be launched during the Festival.
Under the framework of the CPAFF, the Foreign Affairs Office of Chengdu Municipal Government (Chengdu Municipal Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office) will take the lead in hosting the "TASTE OF ASIA" Food, Culture and Tourism Themed Day activities, in cooperation with the consulates general of Thailand, Israel, Singapore, Pakistan and ROK in Chengdu, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Chengdu, Macao Government Tourist Office, as well as the Japanese commercial institutions in Chengdu. Every day between May 15 and 21, a theme event highlighting different countries and regions will be launched to promote the foods, cultures and tourist resources of different Asian countries, and to promote the mutual understanding and friendly exchanges between Chengdu and them.
With so many varied delicacies before you, it's impossible for you to resist the temptation of them. Here is a quick guide to the theme day activities for all foodies.
"TASTE OF SIAM" & 2019 Thai Festival Week in Chengdu
During the Thailand Day which will open on May 15, the "TASTE OF SIAM" Thai Food and Culture Festival and the 2019 Thai Festival Week in Chengdu will be staged.
"TASTE OF SINGAPORE" Nonya of the New Era in the Old Alley
During the Singapore Day to be held at the Chengdu Museum, Nonya culture and costumes will be showcased from May 17 to 19, and the Singapore Film Exhibition will be presented from May 18 to 19.
"TASTE OF ISRAEL" Food, Culture and Tourism Themed Day
The Israel Day will be held at the Chunxilu Subway Plaza from May 16 to 19.
"TASTE OF PAKISTAN" Food Festival
The Pakistan Day will kick off at the Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu on May 18.
"TASTE OF HONG KONG" Food, Culture and Tourism Themed Day
On the afternoon of May 19, the "TASTE OF HONG KONG AUTHENTIC FOOD" Hong Kong Day will take place at the Rose Restaurant of Lan Kwai Fong, Chengdu.
"TASTE OF MACAO" Food, Culture and Tourism Themed Day
On the evening of May 19, the "TASTE OF MACAO" Food, Culture and Tourism Themed Day will be staged at Qinganyaji.
"TASTE OF ROK" Food Tasting
The ROK Day will be launched on May 20 at the Jinguangcheng Hall of the Shangri-La Hotel. The event features a Korean master chef who will cook classic dishes of his home country at the venue, and a photo show. On the spot, guests can taste traditional Korean drinks and experience cosmetics made in ROK.
"TASTE OF JAPAN" –Japanese Quality Festival
The Japan Day will run from May 21 to 26 at all the stores of ItoYokado Chengdu. Visitors will be able to taste typical Japanese food and enjoy Japanese music and dance at the venues.
In a word, during the Chengdu Panda Asian Food Festival, all foodies will be able to taste delicious foods from different countries and regions in Asia. It's believed that the grand event will serve as a good platform for the people-to-people exchange among Asian countries and regions.