CELEBRATE WORLD PAELLA DAY ON 20 SEPTEMBER
JOIN A FREE PAELLA MASTER-CLASS AND TASTING IN CENTRAL LONDON ON 20 SEPTEMBER
Marking Spanish tradition, culture and culinary excellence, the world-renowned Valencian rice dish, paella, will be celebrated on 20 September at World Paella Day. Spearheaded by the Spanish city of Valencia, the birthplace of paella, the city will be encouraging cooks from around the world to try their hand at creating the iconic Spanish dish.
World Paella Day will include a series of activities throughout September 2018 including the International Paella Contest of Sueca (Valencia) on 16 September, a series of ‘rice days’ and workshops in Valencia and the ‘Festival of the Rice Harvest’ in Albufera Natural Park. In the UK, the Spanish Tourist Office in London will be hosting a free paella master-class and tasting (for 600 people) on 20 September in front of the Guildhall building in the heart of the City of London. Hosted in association with the London Paella School, the timetable includes a paella Valenciana master-class at 11am, a paella tasting at 1pm followed by a seafood paella master-class at 3pm.
The Spanish Tourist Office will also be hosting a private event for editors, bloggers and influencers on 20 September to celebrate #WorldPaellaDay. To register your interest, please email Spain@wearelotus.co.uk
For more information on Spain as a holiday destination, please visit www.spain.info
The Spanish Tourist Office in London is represented by LOTUS (firstname.lastname@example.org/ 0207 953 7470).