Delhi To Host G20 Food Festival, ‘Taste The World’ On Feb 11 & 12

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Delhi To Host G20 Food Festival, ‘Taste The World’ On Feb 11 & 12

Delhi is all set to host the G20 Food Festival in the city. The food festival will feature amazing cuisines from all the G20 member countries. The themes of this food festival will be  “Taste the World” and “International Year of Millets.” The grand, two-day festival will be held on February 11 and 12. New Delhi Municipal Council will organise this festival. They will also be organising the G20 Flower Festival.

G20 Food Festival In Delhi

The G20 Food Festival will be held at the Talkatora Stadium in Delhi. The G20 (Group of 30) has 19 member countries, namely Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Turkiye, the United States, Australia, Canada, France, India, Italy, South Africa, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom, and the European Union. The food festival aims to increase public understanding of global cuisines, dietary needs, and food preparation.

The main objective of the food festival is to allow attendees to try cuisine from both G20 members and host nations. This event is open to all participating nations and also the invited guests. About 29 countries have been invited to take part in the festival. The festival will also feature food preparation courses or a live demonstration counter with displays of images and write-ups on the cuisines.

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NMDC Will Provide Stalls For The Festival

NDMC will provide all interested G20 member countries and visitor countries with the necessary space, stalls, and other on-site logistic support. It will also provide on-site electrical and water connections and dustbins as needed. The interested countries will have to bring their own chefs, supplies, and manpower in order to prepare the various delicacies they wish to serve. Visitors at the G20 Food Festival can relish the delicacies by buying them on a payment basis.

Additionally, a seperate space will be set aside for artists from G20 nations and invited nations. This year, Delhi is anticipated to host nine significant G20-related occasions. This will begin with the gathering of the G20 foreign ministers on March 1 and 2.

The city will also host a G20 Flower Festival in Central Park, Connaught Place on March 11 and 12. NMDC is also experimenting with many other flowering species in addition to planting twice as many tulip bulbs this year. As the imported tulip bulbs bloom in mid-February, NMDC also plans to host a ‘Tulip Walk’ throughout the 15-day Tulip Festival.

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We are excited to know which delicacies will be served at the festival. Are you?

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