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Celebrate Vietnamese Culture and Unity Against Human Trafficking at Taste of Vietnam Festival

Toronto, ON — The heart of Toronto will come alive with vibrant colors, tantalizing aromas, and cultural festivities as the Taste of Vietnam – Wedding Food and Cultural Festival returns for its fourth year at Nathan Phillips Square from July 25 to 27, 2024. This eagerly anticipated event, co-hosted by nonprofit organization Ao Dai Canada and charitable foundation Better Futures For Kids Foundation, promises to be bigger and more inclusive than ever.

Highlighting the beauty of Vietnamese wedding culture and traditions, the festival aims to showcase the latest in fashion, crafted cuisine from over 80 vendors, and a rich tapestry of art and culture. Last year, the event attracted over 60,000 attendees, and this year organizers anticipate welcoming over 80,000 participants.

“It is going to be a big FAT Vietnamese wedding festival right in the heart of Toronto,” said Khoa, director of Ao Dai Canada. “It is an extraordinary festival unveiling the beauty of Vietnamese wedding culture and traditions.”

The festival program includes a spectacular Ao Dai Wedding Parade, featuring the traditional costume that is a national symbol of Vietnam. Attendees can indulge in a diverse array of dishes from more than 80 food vendors, offering everything from signature foods to traditional delicacies.

“On-site we have a community Ao Dai Wedding Parade.,” Khoa added. “Ao Dai is the traditional costume and national symbol of Vietnam.”

Supporting local businesses is a key focus of the festival, with vendors showcasing a wide range of products, from art and cultural items to unique crafts. A love wishing/match tree will be featured onsite, offering attendees a chance to wish for good luck and unity.

The Taste of Vietnam – Wedding Food and Cultural Festival promises a weekend filled with cultural immersion, culinary delights, and meaningful reflections on unity and solidarity against human trafficking and exploitation. Admission is free, offering Torontonians and visitors alike an opportunity to experience the richness of Vietnamese traditions in the heart of the city.

For more information about the festival schedule and activities, visit Taste of Vietnam Festival Website.

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