Traditional cake making contest held to commemorate Hung Kings

10:47 | 13/04/2019 Culture & Art

A Banh Chung (square glutinous rice cake) and Banh Giay (glutinous rice cake) making contest was launched at the Hung Kings Temple historical relic site in the northern province of Phu Tho on April 12, as part of the Hung Kings Temple Festival 2019.

The contest is part of activities under the Hung Kings Temple Festival 2019 - Photo: VOV

The contest featured the participation of 14 teams, including 13 from Phu Tho and one from Hai Duong province.

Each team had to make ten chung cakes from 5kg of sticky rice, 1kg of green beans and 1kg of pork within ten minutes, as well as make ten giay cakes from 5kg sticky rice within a maximum of 45 minutes.

The two most outstanding teams will make chung and giay cakes to offer to the Hung Kings during the Hung Kings Temple Festival next year.

The event contributes to promoting unique cultural values andthe image of the land and people of Vietnam to both domestic and international friends.

The Hung Kings Temple Festival takes place from April 12-14.

Theo NDO