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The people of Algarve, which is the southernmost region of Portugal, consider grilled fish to be a hallmark of their culture, and this belief led to the Sardine Festival. The Food Grilled sardines are served with farmhouse bread and a ‘mountain salad’ which consists of chopped tomatoes, onions and green peppers that have been sprinkled with oregano topped off with a dressing of oil and vinegar. Dining Etiquette One has to place the fish on the bread and then eat the flesh, flipping the fish after one side has been consumed. Then the skeleton is discarded and another fish is placed on the same slice of bread. Once you’ve had your fill of fish, you may consume the now deliciously flavourful bread. Festival Season The …

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Dubai is a major tourist destination in the world and in order to provide a wholesome experience for tourists the country is packed with festivals and events throughout the year. Most festivals are closely related to Islam due to the dense Muslim population of the country. Here are a few of the most popular festivals in Dubai. Dubai shopping festivals This is a massive shopping fiesta usually scheduled from January 1st to the 2nd February. Stocked with tons of clothes, shoes and bags for bargain prices, this is a shopper’s paradise. The festival involves every shop in the city, fireworks, and fun activities for kids and many more. Festival of Taste This is a vibrant city with diverse varieties of food. This is held in …

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Known as the city of Angels, Bangkok, the capital of the beautiful country Thailand has attained many great heights in the global culinary stage this year. To add to this, the city will be hosting the 18th World Gourmet Festival this year as well. All about the festival This event gathers high-end chefs in the world that belong to different countries such as Australia to Portugal to Japan and much more. From the first time the festival started until today, this has become one of the most extravagant gastronomic events that take places in the world. What to expect Michelin star chefs and other experts in food and wine makers get together during this eventful time and prepare mouth-watering cuisine where you could experience a …

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Including many events such as date auctions, competitions and lectures that spread awareness about the significance of the palm tree, the Date Festival is held annually at Souq Waqif amidst the enchanting Emirati landscape. What is the Date Festival? Offering delectable dates of a multitude of varieties to many enthusiastic buyers, the second edition of the annual Souq Waqif Date Festival kicked off in July 2017. Showcasing dates from over 57 local date palm farms, the festival featured popular date varieties including Khalas, Khanizi, Shishi and Barhi. What is the purpose of the Dates Festival? The festival aims to inform people about different varieties of dates and motivate stakeholders to invest in this sector to increase the demand for the local products. Be it dining …

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Tuna tossing Festival in Port Lincoln is the biggest celebration that is looked forward by the fishermen society of the city as well as spectators from around the world.   The start   The main livelihood of people in Port Lincoln is fishing. So the people look forward to celebrating their earnings every year in January by participating in the Tunarama Festival. The history of this festival dates back to 1962.   The festival   This unique festival is celebrated with colorful fireworks, dancing, and music. This is also one of the best food festivals in the world where spectators can visit the local places to eat and even do their retail shopping. This is often featured in many informative blogs such as The Dine and Wine.   World Championship …

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The Moon Festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, is a Chinese harvest festival celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. It is generally celebrated during the last week of September or early October and includes a multitude of colorful cultural celebrations which can also be experienced on Bangkok cruises, such as those offered by Anantara Cruises, Thailand. The Moon Festival is celebrated in Thailand as well, and one of the fascinating features about the celebrations is the culinary delights. Mooncakes You can’t celebrate the Moon Festival without making Mooncakes – at least that’s what Thai tradition dictates. Thus, Mooncakes are considered to be one of the main culinary creations during the Moon Festival. Mooncakes are essentially thin-crust pastries wrapped around a sweet …

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The tantalizing scents of this year’s festival seem to be growing more intense, as preparations are being made for Indonesia’s most celebrated food bonanza which will take place from the 14th to the 16th of August 2015. The Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre will sizzle, as the culinary skills of Indonesia’s 5 star hotels and street vendors will be displayed. The festival is an incredible opening for burgeoning food businesses and similarlywould not fail to entice the taste buds of food lovers. It would certainly be a pity if you miss the irresistible thrills of the festival. Book your stay at InterContinental Bali Resort and indulge in the luxuries offered by this premium Bali resort while giving into your wildest food fantasies. Indonesia boasts a …

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Now in its 8th year, the Thailand Retail Food & Hospitality Services TRAFS for short is an annual hospitality industry event held over four days in mid July at BITEC Bangkok. It is promoted as one of the ‘must attend’ regional events for anyone engaged in the hospitality industry. As equipment and supplies for hotels, restaurants, catering, bakery and retail businesses are exhibited this is where more than 30,000 visitors and participants from 50 regional and other countries come to get in touch with the latest trends in key areas of the hospitality industry. It is the best regional platform for kitchen, Bakery and coffee equipment manufacturers and distributors, manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages, ice cream and dairy products, laundry, cleaning equipment and bedding, …

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Sample a fusion of mouth watering flavours at the popular Samui Fine Dining Festival. Stay at a Samui hotel or even a Samui resort such as Anantara Bophut, Koh Samui from where you could delight in such festivities you are not bound to come across anywhere else in the world. Some of the best restaurants in the area host leading names in the culinary trade as they cook up your favourite dishes you would love to have throughout your stay. From tasty starters, sorbets, succulent meat courses to extravagant desserts, the special six course menus are sure to entice your taste buds on a whole new level. Discover the best of what Samui has to offer discerning travellers by experiencing the Samui Fine Dining Festival bathed in all its …

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Festivals are used as a tool to gather communities in a city, village, district or a country towards a common goal. Learning and being a part of festivals that are held around the world or even at your own village is both entertaining and educating. Among many festivals in the world the Cheung Chau Island Bun Festival is truly unique and is a definite attention grabber. The festival which was originated in the 18th century was initially started when the Cheung Chau Island was destroyed by a plague and invaded by pirates. Following this the people of the island started parading the picture of God Pak Tai throughout the villages with the belief that the deity drove off evil spirits and bringing the locals protection …

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