DestinationsThree-day programme in April spans a range of ticketed and free events

Unsung heroes to be celebrated at Ubud Food Festival

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Ubud Food Festival is going into its sixth year.
Ubud Food Festival is going into its sixth year. Photo Credit: Agung Abi

UBUD, Bali - Ubud Food Festival (UFF) returns on April 17 when it  will celebrate “the unsung heroes of Indonesia’s culinary cultures”, under the theme Heroes.

With the theme Heroes, we want you to meet the unsung heroes of Indonesian food, the mothers and fathers who cook their age-old family recipes at home. We want to honour their immense contribution to creating the rich flavors we all love.

The nation’s leading food event will champion mothers, fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers “who provide food rich in history and taste to their loved ones”.

“Since our inaugural event, the festival has introduced Indonesia’s complex and diverse cuisines to food lovers across the globe,” said UFF founder and director, Janet DeNeefe.

“For our sixth year, we want to recognise and celebrate the people behind the extraordinary flavours and evolving stories of Indonesia’s culinary landscape.

“With the theme Heroes, we want you to meet the unsung heroes of Indonesian food, the mothers and fathers who cook their age-old family recipes at home. We want to honour their immense contribution to creating the rich flavors we all love.”

The three-day programme from April 17-19 spans a range of ticketed and free events, from cooking demonstrations, special events, workshops and food tours, to markets, film screenings, live music and in-depth panel discussions. Tickets will go on sale in late February.

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