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Around the World of Chocolate Festivals

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Tuck into a chunk of chocolate and there you feel the luckiest one on earth. Yes! It’s certainly an irresistible treat which wows your senses while making you want more. Even when you smell it, you definitely feel good.  Undoubtedly, chocolate is the most enchanting treat to cheer our taste buds.

The obsession of chocolate is so high that in many parts of world, the ‘Chocolate Festival’ is remarkably celebrated just to revel in the taste and sensation of this magnificent Food of Gods. So, here we go! Let’s take a look at some of the spectacular chocolate festivals from around the globe.

  1. The Chocolate Festival, UK

This chocolate festival takes place in London twice-a-year. Chocolate connoisseurs can sample a wide range of chocolate extravaganza at dozens of stalls.

When: December4-6
Where: London
Details: festivalchocolate.co.uk

 

  1. Festival of Chocolate

This grand chocolate festival is held in the southeast regions of the US that includes Orlando, Miami and Tampa. Visitors can enjoy samples from different confectionery companies in these areas followed by workshop and chocolate game shows.

When: January 16-18
Where: Tampa, US
Details: festivalofchocolate.com

 

  1. Salon du Chocolat

If you think Paris is only good for fashion and arts, then you are wrong. The fashionistas here have got great sweet tooth as well.  Salon du Chocolat offers an extensive selection of events including a first of its kind chocolate fashion show.  Fashion designers and chocolatiers team up to create exceptional couture pieces for a fashion show.

This festival is organized in 15 cities around the globe, from Tokyo to London, including as many as four cities in France.

When: October 28 – November 1
Where: Paris, France
Details: salonduchocolat.fr

 

  1. chocolART

chocolART is Germany’s biggest chocolate festival which welcomes international chocolatiers from Africa, South and North America and Europe. It also offers an array of chocolate-themed activities to visitors including chocolate workshops and chocolate art.

When: December 1-6
Where: Tübingen, Germany
Details: chocolart.de

 

  1. Eurochocolate

It is the biggest chocolate festival in Europe which attracts around 9,00,000 visitors each year. Eurochocolate celebrates international and Italian chocolate traditions wherein visitors can make the most of chocolate tastings and adore chocolate sculptures amid the thrill of live music.

Where: Umbria, Italy
When: October 16-25
Details: eurochocolate.com

 

  1. Chocolate Fest

The Chocolate Fest is held in St. Stephen which is popular as “Canada’s Chocolate Town”. Chocolate lovers can relish in chocolate-themed dinners and lunches. Visitors are open to participate in chocolate workshops, activities and competitions.

When: TBC
Where: New Brunswick, Canada
Detailschocolate-fest.ca

 

  1. Salón Chocolate

It’s a great event for chocolate aficionados in Mexico where visitors flock in huge numbers to explore the world of chocolate. This year’s event is over which was held in September.

When: TBC
Where: Mexico City, Mexico
Details: tradex.mx/chocolates

 

  1. World Chocolate Masters Final

The World Chocolate Masters competition is certainly a unique contest which is exclusively devoted to the creative use of chocolates. This year’s theme for the contest is ‘Inspiration from Nature’. All the top winners from around 19 countries will partake here in final in Paris and the champion will be crowned the title of World Chocolate Master international.

When: October 28 to 30
Where: Paris, France

 

  1. Chicago Fine Chocolate Show

The Chicago Fine Chocolate Show is resplendent with exceptional chocolate creations from around the world. This show also offers chocolate seminars, live demonstration from French Pastry School and varied sampling sessions demonstrating the finest chocolates.

When: November16-18
Where: Chicago, US

 

  1. Choco-Late Festival: Brugge

The word chocolate is inseparable from Belgium. It is a must-see country for chocolate enthusiasts with more than 172,000 tons of chocolate produced each year. Visitors can experience many mouth-watering activities and adorable attractions while paying a visit to chocolate museums and experiencing more than 2,000 chocolate shops on the go.

Details: visitbelgium.com

 

 

Source:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/picturegalleries/9912078/Chocolate-festivals-around-the-world.html?frame=2504241

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