Chaoshan Food Festival Ranks among "Top Ten Festivals of International Influence"
On May 15, the 2nd Chinese Festival Innovation Forum and 2011 China's Brand Festival Award Ceremony were held in Beijing. As one of the festivals that is held earliest in China with the longest duration, Chaoshan Food Festival of Shantou City stood out among more than 200 participating organizations in the country and won the honor as one of the "Top Ten
Festivals of International Influence in 2011".
Chaoshan Food Festival is organized by Shantou Municipal Government and undertaken by Shantou Tourism Bureau and Shantou Restaurant Association. Since 1998, 16 sessions of Chaoshan Food Festival have been held successfully. With gradual improvement on size, quality and effectiveness year by year, Chaoshan Food Festival has become a traditional festival, food event, tourism name card and city's brand for the public and tourists, which is a brand tourist festival of Shantou known at home and abroad.
Source:Shantou Daily, May 16, 2011