DAVAO CITY - Davao Region will host this year’s Kaon Ta, Kain Pa! Food and Travel Festival to be held this December 2 to 4 at the Ayala Abreeza Mall in Davao City.
The food and travel festival organized by the Department of Tourism (DOT) is a gastronomic celebration that aims to position the country as a premiere culinary destination in the world.
The 21st Kaon Ta, Kain Pa will have the theme “Food Tripping Christmas” incorporating food, travel and the unique Filipino Christmas celebration. The festival will showcase the various culinary dishes of Regions 1,5,6,8,9, 10,11,12 and 13. It will also include the Cordillera Administrative Region and the National Capital Region.
With Kaon Ta, Kain Pa!, the DOT aims to provide a platform for the development and promotion of regional cuisine as well as supporting farm tours and our tourism circuits that DOT Secretary Christina Frasco advocate to boost the recovery of intra and inter regional travel," said DOT-Xl Regional Director Tanya Rabat Tan.
The Christmas holidays is the time when Filipino families splurge on food to celebrate oneness and aspire for abundance in the New Year. The three-day culinary event in Davao City which is held in partnership with Ayala Malls will highlight the celebration dishes that are hit in the noche buena tables.
"It is also an event that aims to provide a myriad of opportunities to our tourism stakeholders, partners and enterprises - from food to farm tours to our local farmers and producers," Regional Director Tan said. (PIA/RG Alama)