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Who is the best barista in Vietnam?

Vietnam National Barista Championship will take place in Vietnam and send a champion to the world competition

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Vietnam National Barista Championship (VNBC) will be hosted by Exporum Vietnam from May 12th (Thu) to 14th (Sat), 2016, at SECC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Exporum Vietnam is a National Body qualified to host World Coffee Events’ sanctioned competition.

World Coffee Events (hereafter WCE) is established by the two prominent international coffee associations; the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE). A winner of VNBC will be qualified and supported by the National Body to compete at the World Barista Championship hosted by WCE.

Also renowned as the ‘World Cup of Baristas’, WBC is the premiere international coffee competition produced annually by gathering national champion baristas from 50 countries in one spot to distinguish the next world barista champion. Each and every year, WBC becomes the center of attention by all coffee lovers as national baristas from over 50 countries as well as coffee professionals and visitors participate in WBC. This year WBC will be held in Dublin, Ireland, from 22-25 this June.

Concurrently held with the 1st Vietnam Int’l Cafe Show, the birth of VNBC captures a significant amount of attention from the global coffee community. Given that, VNBC aims to shed light on maturing coffee culture and community with the country’s potential market power. Also VNBC will bring an atmosphere with which Vietnamese baristas can nurture their professionalism and pride in coffee.

The competition and judge application will begin in March. The application form will be available for you to download at VNBC’s official website and is to be submitted via e-mail to For any inquiries including on sponsorship, you can contact VNBC Organizing Committee formed by Exporum Vietnam via office telephone (+84.8.3823.6050) or e-mail (

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