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Food festival at Harbin’s Northeast Agricultural University

Updated : 2016-10-24

By Wang Wei ( chinadaily.com.cn )

More than 50 foreign students from over 10 countries participated in the international food festival held at the International Culture Education College of Northeast Agricultural University (NAU) in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Oct 19.

The students were from Russia, Pakistan, South Korea, Nigeria, Laos, and Mongolia. They all shared their homemade dishes from various cuisines with other students from NAU. Meanwhile, students from NAU also prepared for them traditional Chinese dishes, including dishes from Northeast China.

Zhao Hong, a teacher from the International Culture Education College, demonstrated the whole process of making dumplings.

"I like the Chinese dumplings, and also Chinese rice, noodles and tea with milk," said Elsa Hassan, a freshman from Pakistan experiencing the food festival for the first time.

The food festival aims to educate foreign students about food culture from different countries and promote cultural communication.
 

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Northeast Agricultural University holds a food festival to showcase various cuisines  from foreign countries on Oct 19, 2016. A group of overseas students from Pakistan enjoy delicacies from their country. Students from more than 10 countries participated in the international food festival held by the International Culture Education College of Northeast Agricultural University in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Oct 19. [Photo/Xinhua]

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Students are taking pictures at the International Food Festival held by the International Culture Education College of Northeast Agricultural University in Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Oct 19. [Photo/Xinhua]
 

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A student from the Republic of Madagascar is showing his self-made food. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

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