The 4th Taobao Maker Festival was unveiled on the eve of Chinese traditional Mid-Autumn Festival. As expected, Hangzhou, headquarters and birthplace of Taobao founder Alibaba will again play host to this year’s festival.
More than 1000 avant-garde products from all over the world are being presented during this offline carnival which lasts 14 days until September 25.
Science and technology, national heritage, fashion design and creative foods have made this festival a feast for the eyes and for the taste buds.
Among them, new-to-the-scene foods chock full of innovation have garnered widespread attention amongst Chinese foodies. The veritable smorgasbord of delicacies on offer during the festival has become an annual favorite amongst Chinese and expats alike, many of which travel to Hangzhou from the far reaches of China to get a taste of the future of food in China.