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Ñam Expands, Improves For Its Fifth Edition (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

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With culinary and cultural festivals throughout South America continuing to grow and become more wide spread, each country’s national celebration has to work hard to stay current and draw major crowds. Now in its fifth edition, Chile’s Ñam, the country’s largest and most important gastronomy festival, will be bigger, better, and more interactive than ever. The festival has expanded to six days, April 14-19, multiple sites, and this year will feature content for professionals in the food world and fanatics alike. 

Mistura Wants Up To Up Their Culture Game This Year (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

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Although the 2014 edition of Mistura was bigger than any edition prior, featuring a whole ‘world’ dedicated to beer, and more food trucks than ever, it seems like the festival’s organizers want to make things even more interesting. Peru This Week reports APEGA, the organizing body behind the festival, and many other events throughout the year in promotion of Peruvian food, wants to bring more culture into the dining experience. “Festival organizers are planning to coordinate the food and stands with music, costume, and activities that pertain to where the food of that region originates within Peru.”