In order to discover the rich culinary tradition and culture of China, the Organising Committee China Town Food and Cultural Festival is putting together the 7th edition of the festival on May 7 and 8.
The festival is being organised in collaboration with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Chinese Cultural Centre and HSBC. This was stated in a press conference held at HSBC in Port Louis on Thursday.
Pierre Yeung, president of the Organising Committee China Town Food and Cultural Festival 2011 stated that the festival is an occasion for Mauritians to discover Chinese food, dance, songs and martial arts.
“Typical Chinese food will be available at promotional prices in many restaurants, stalls will also be set up on China Town streets. Different Chinese snacks and products will be on sale,” said Yeung.
The director of the China Cultural Centre, Wong Yong Jian said that the Fujian Acrobatic troupe from the Fujian province, China will come to Mauritius to showcase their talent in hand juggling, plate spinning, ball juggling and so on.
Two chefs from the Fujian province have also been invited to prepare delicacies. The students of the Chinese Cultural Centre will also give a demonstration of martial arts such as Tai Chi.
Sales and service manager of HSBC Port Louis, Rishi Sewock stated that this festival is an occasion for all Mauritians to discover the rich cultural heritage of China.