Gastrotourism: "99 types of Aral fish dishes" festival was held in Muynak
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 29 September, the gastronomic festival "99 types of dishes from Aral’s fish" was held in Moynaq district of the Republic of Karakalpakstan.
This festival is part of the implementation of the tasks assigned by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan during his visit to the Republic of Karakalpakstan on February 23-24, 2022. was organized by the Ministry and a number of other ministries and agencies.
During the event, master classes of local chefs on preparing fish dishes were organized. Also, a mutual competition between cooks took place. About 120 fish dishes were brought to the attention of festival participants and judges.
"We prepared 99 types of food for the festival, – says Elyor Atajanov, a chef from Ellikkala district. – Dishes prepared from fish were also liked by foreign tourists. They were surprised to see that they could cook so many dishes from one fish."
During the festival, in addition to the presentation of food, exhibitions of local artisans were also shown. Also, a concert program and other entertainment events were presented by national pop and folklore performers, national dance ensemble.
According to the results of the gastronomic festival "99 types of dishes from Aral’s fish", the 1st place was taken by Beruni district, the 2nd place by Kungirot district, and the 3rd place by Amudaryo district. The winners were duly awarded.
For information, this festival has been held since 2018. The goal is to widely promote the potential of Gastronomic tourism unique to Karakalpakstan, especially in the Moynaq district, to increase the number of cultural and entertainment events in the region, and thereby increase the number of local and foreign tourists visiting the region. consists of multiplication.