This year’s event themed “Preservation and promotion of Southern folk cake” features 50 display booths of local businesses across the country.
Visitors will have the chance to enjoy traditional cakes of ethnic minorities, such as Hoa, Cham, Khmer and Kinh.
There is also a series of cultural activities, such as folk cake making performance, instructions for local cake making, don ca tai tu (Southern folk music) performance, traditional games and others.
The 8th cake show of its kind also aims to preserve and highlight traditional cuisines and cultural activities of the Vietnam’s South as well as promote tourism and cultural potentials of Can Tho City.
Southern folk cakes of Banh Bo (Steamed Rice Cake), Banh La Mit or Banh Rau Mo (Mo cake) made of Paederia foetida leaf extract, rice flour and coconut milk; and among others.
A local folk cake is made of rice flour, shrimp and meat.
A cake making performance
Folk games in the event