08 July 2022

Delicacies from 20 Countries Were Promoted at the 5th Ethnosport Cultural Festival

Local delicacies, souvenirs, and cultural objects from 20 countries were exhibited at the booth “Universal Delicacies by TİKA,” set up by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) at the 5th Ethnosport Cultural Festival, held in Istanbul from June 9 to 12.

The fifth edition of the Ethnosport Cultural Festival, which has been held by the World Ethnosport Confederation since 2016 and brings together different cultures and traditional sports at a variety of events, was held in Istanbul this year. More than 1 million visitors attended the festival, which was held from June 9 to 12.

At the festival, delicacies from 20 different countries were served to visitors for four days at the booths called “Universal Delicacies,” set up by TİKA. Not only the local delicacies of each country, but also the clothes, souvenirs, and national objects that promote the country’s culture were exhibited.

Visitors showed great interest in the event; learned about different cultures across the world, from Tanzania to Mongolia to Bosnia and Herzegovina to Palestine; and tasted different delicacies. Young people and children were particularly interested in the booths, where they learned about different countries, the products exhibited, and the food, beverages, fruits, and snacks served.

TİKA continues to contribute to bringing different cultures together and building bridges of friendship with countries in our geography of hearts through different projects and events.

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