Malaysian Food and Culture Week to Open at Astana Marriott Hotel

ASTANA – The Embassy of Malaysia will present a Malaysian Food and Culture Week at the Astana Marriott Hotel beginning on Sept. 23.

20140704131323It will introduce and promote Malaysia by highlighting the rich culture and tradition of that country with its innumerable crafts and cuisine. The fiesta will feature an exciting array of cultural performances and traditional music of multi-ethnic Malaysia, by versatile and skilled artists. Guests will also have an opportunity to savour delicious and popular Malaysian cuisine.

The Malaysian Food and Culture Week will be taking place every evening in the Aroma Restaurant at the Astana Marriott Hotel until Sept. 26 to provide locals and visitors of Astana with the ambience of Malaysia. Chef Kamaruzzaman Hasan will be flown in specifically from Malaysia to prepare mouth-watering dishes, in concert with Marriott’s resident chefs who hail from the same part of the world.

According to the organizers, the culinary adventure will also provide guests with a glimpse of Malaysia’s diverse cultures, including the world-renowned art and taste of teh tarik (‘pulled’ Malaysian tea with milk). The nightly event will also feature the intricate skills of Malaysian pewter craftsmanship.


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