11/10/2016 14:00:00

Kick off the 7th French gastronomy fair Ballade en France 2016

The seventh edition of the French gastronomy fair « Balade en France » in Ho Chi Minh City will be held on November 4th and 5th, 2016 at the Hotel Equatorial in district 5, Ho Chi Minh City. With a lot of new features in the concept, this event is to offer a taste of France and to get the public closer to the French culture and its diversity.

Kick off the 7th French gastronomy fair Ballade en France 2016 - 1« Balade en France » is an annual fair dedicated to the public of Ho Chi Minh City, which aims to promote the French culture through its gastronomy, its wine, and its entertainment shows. After the huge success of the previous years, we hope to have about 2000 guests, among which 80% would be Vietnamese. The event will take plan on two evenings, on Friday the 4th and Saturday the 5th of November, between 6pm and 11pm. The particularity of this year’s fair is that a “French Market” will be held on the 5th from 9am till 3pm. The main importing suppliers of French products in town will be there to provide the visitors with very competitive process on French products.

Additionally there will have performance of French Music band Gwenilli, the famous French-Vietnamese singer Elvis Phương and singer Beatrice di Carlo for some jazz tunes and French folk songs. A show of French Cancan will once again be performed. Visitors will also have the possibility to enjoy other artistic performances such as a booth for Henne tattoo. Poussière de vie, a French association, will also display a pétanque field as well as a children’s corner for parents who want to enjoy their wine without disturbance. And that is without mentioning the numerous gifts the organizers have prepared!

Kick off the 7th French gastronomy fair Ballade en France 2016 - 2

The guests can get their tickets and coupons for food and beverage at the entrance, in order to access the games, activities and shows on display, as well as, of course, to get a taste of the food! A very large choice of beverages will made available by the restaurants and the wine retailers in Ho Chi Minh City. There will be many booths with imported products from France (cheese, syrup, jam, pâté, chocolates, etc.) with very competitive prices in exclusivity for the guests of the fair. Coupons (of a value of VND20 000 each) will also be on sale in each booth.

Entrance prices as follows:

  • Pre-sales: 150.000 VND/ adult, 80.000 VND/children (under 14)
  • At the gate: 250.000 VND, 150.000 VND/children (under 14)
  • Children under 6: free of charge
  • Individual coupon: 20.000 VND each, at the booths

By Le Quyen

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