The Vietnam Tourism Association has announced it will sponsor the first-ever international street food festival in Hanoi, which will run April 6-9 and coincide with Vietnam International Travel Mart 2017.

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Vu The Binh, vice chair of the Association, said he hopes that as many as 600 businesses from Southeast Asia, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Taiwan among others would participate.

He’s guessing that maybe 60,000 visitors would attend the event, adding that travel companies plan to offer some 45,000 budget air tickets along with a bevy of economical tour packages in conjunction with it.

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