Darwin Laksa enteries surge

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The Darwin Laksa International Festival has had an enormous amount of entrants with more than 60 participants wanting their dishes included in the upcoming festival.

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from the NT News 10.10.21

THERE’S been a surge in the number of venues wanting their dishes included in the upcoming Darwin Laksa International Festival.

With several weeks to go until the month-long celebration of the delicious dish kicks off, more than 60 participants have registered more than 80 laksa-inspired dishes.

That eclipses the 49 participants and 61 dishes put forward in 2020, which itself was a better result than its inaugural month in 2019.

Chief Minister Michael Gunner said he hoped the numbers showed an increase in enthusiasm for supporting local businesses during a typically quiet time of year.

“It’s about jobs and continuing to support local over the traditionally quiet season,” Mr Gunner said.

“It’s exciting to see this event Territorians know and love so much getting bigger, better and spicier every year.”

Small Business Minister Paul Kirby said the festival drove increased foot traffic to the CBD and helped Territorians discover new restaurants.

A new ‘Best Regional Laksa’ category was added for 2021.

Businesses can register their laksa creations at:
laksafestival.nt.gov.au

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