The 9th edition of the National Street Food Festival, 2018, is back! Vendors from all across the nation come forth to showcase the street food of various part of the country, giving a myriad taste experience for all food lovers. Read on to know why it is a must attend food festival.
The National Street Food festival, organized by NASVI, is a platform for street food vendors, belonging to various regions to come forth and show their expertise delicacy and interact with various people of different part of the society. It also sees the participation by various executives and functionaries of departments of food, health, labour, employment, tourism and volunteers of various gastronomical institutes, media, academic agencies along with street vendors. The aim of this fiesta is to give insight into the traditional street foods belonging to various parts and providing an employment basis for street vendors.
National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) is an organization and network of 636 street vendor organizations and comprise of around 8,67,462 vendors from across the nation. It has had successful results in its previous editions and one of the primary objectives is to break the cliché of street food being unhealthy and unhygienic.
This upcoming major food festival will see an array of street food from across various regions, and best 500 street food vendors from the nation will come forth in this fiesta and set up their stalls. The themes of this year’s food festival is festival foods of India, organic food bazaar, temple foods of India and a segment of LEGENDS where best 20 vendors will set up their stalls. The reason for coming up with this major food festival was to give a space to street food on to the primary culinary experience and give the due respect they deserve. The event will be held from 12th to 14th January, 2018 at Gate No. 14, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. The timings of the event are from 10 AM to 10 PM. Be it paani puri to raj kachori, or from pav bhaji to bun tikki, who doesn’t love the myriad, sumptuous street food our nation has to offer. Indulge in some mouth watering snacks by being a part of this major food festival in 2018.