Participation of Moroccan Embassy in the 6th International Food Festival, Hanoi, 9th December 2018
The Stand of Moroccan Embassy
The Food Festival was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and organised by the Service Department of Diplomatic Corps in Hanoi on 9th December 2018 with the aim of raising charity fund for disable children. In the respect, the embassy participated to this event along with 38 embassies including 4 from Africa : South Africa, Nigeria, Mozambique, Libya and presented traditional foods and drinks to many visitors.
During this festival , the Moroccan culinary flavors were brilliantly illustrated: couscous, mint tea, horns gazelles and other delights have garnished the remarkable stand of Morocco at this event, making the happiness of Vietnamese Foodies and foreigners who were many to come to appreciate the authentic culinary art of the Kingdom.
In a statement to the MAP (Maghreb Arab Press Agency) , H.E Azzeddine Farhane, Ambassador of Morocco to Vietnam said that " the stand of Morocco represents the richness and the specificities of the culinary art of the Kingdom which was particularly appreciated by Vietnamese as well as by foreign visitors.
Morocco's participation in the festival since 2014 reflects the level of cultural cooperation between Vietnam and Morocco, and underlined the importance of such opportunities to highlight its cultural diversity and its Arab and African confluence".
He added that Moroccan cuisine encompass many culinary specialties that attract many foodies, noting that the Hanoi festival also has a humanitarian purpose through raising funds for Vietnamese NGOs operating in social fields.
On this occasion, the Moroccan Embassy received a certificate of appreciation from the organizing committee in recognition of its contribution to the success of this festival.
The certificate of appreciation for Moroccan Embassy's contribution