Asia Fest toes the line, with South Korea as the guest of honor
The Asian cuisine lovers are invited to Asia Fest this weekend, the first festival in Romania promoting the Asian cultural values. The festival is kicking off at Romexpo in Bucharest today, November 11 and ends on Sunday, with visitors being able to taste the traditional dishes from Japan, China, India, Turkey, Vietnam, Thailand or Iran. South Korea is the guest of honor this year.
The Asia Fest event has been the ideal destination for those in love with the Asian cuisine for four years. The secrets of the Asian gastronomy will be revealed this year by chefs Mehrzad Mogazehi, Alex Cîrțu and John Menumorut.
The organizers promise not only culinary delights, but also Bollywood-like dances, Asian movies, henna tattoos, the Chinese Lion Dance and the largest ever K-Pop cover competition.
Passe – Partout Dan Puric theatre company will perform “The Silk Road” show at the Theatre on Lipscani, a mix of Chinese fairytale and Jackie Chan film on Saturday.
South Korea will be the honorary guest this year, with lots of surprises in store: Korean traditional and modern costume parades, Korean traditional games, fan and lampion painting workshops, Korean writing demonstrations, Korean tea ceremony, K-Pop dance and music and many others.
Our cultural partner, Sarang Hanguk Cultural Association is among the exhibitors, sharing exciting moments and activities based on the Korean culture, such as Hanbok presentations, Korean games like Go-Stop or Jegichagi, Korean calligraphy demonstrations or painting sessions on fans and lampions.
The entrance is free.