On April 18, as part of the International Uzbek tourism exhibition "World of Vacations” the second National Festival “Pilaf-Fest” will be held.

The news was announced by the press service of the National Company "Uzbektourism", which organizes the exhibition in collaboration with the advertising agency "Great Silk Road ".

The first festival of pilaf was held in the capital of Uzbekistan on April 18-19, 2013.

During this festival pilafs from all the regions of the republic were presented to the public.

At the upcoming festival besides the pilaf from different regions, different kinds of salads and appetizers also can be tasted.

Cooking of pilaf in large cauldrons over an open fire will be organized in participation of professional oshpaz (cooks) who will present their regions.

Visitors of the festival can participate in cooking classes from top chefs and learn the secrets of cooking pilaf.

Festive mood will be created by the performers of traditional Uzbek music and dance.

Competition of cooks in the categories "Best Oshpaz (cook)", " Best theme table", "Forgotten Recipes ", "National zest ", " Innovations in the tradition ", "Audience Awards " and others as part of the festival.