Foreign tourist carries the giant firecracker at Dong Ky festival

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Foreign tourist carries the giant firecracker at Dong Ky festival

Daniel Toohey, 31, an Australian tourist, was chosen to carry the 6m-long firecracker at the spring festival of the Dong Ky Village, Bac Ninh Province.

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Bac Ninh pig slaughter goes ahead despite protests

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Bac Ninh pig slaughter goes ahead despite protests

Despite international and local criticism about animal cruelty, the annual Pig Slaughter Ceremony in Bac Ninh Province will go ahead today (February 24), with participants maintaining they want to keep traditional customs alive.

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Firecracker festival in Dong Ky village

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Firecracker festival in Dong Ky village

(VOV) - For centuries, tens of thousands have gathered at Dong Ky village in the northern province of Bac Ninh each New Year to celebrate the traditional firecracker festival on the 4th to the 6th day of the first lunar month.

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An “international dumping ground” in Khoai Village

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An “international dumping ground” in Khoai Village

VietNamNet Bridge – Called the “rubbish metropolis”, the Minh Khai Village in Van Lam District of Hung Yen province receives several tons of garbage every day.

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Image: A visit to Co Chat Silk Spinning Village

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Image: A visit to Co Chat Silk Spinning Village

VietNamNet Bridge - Over the years, the ancient village of Co Chat in the northern city of Nam Dinh has been well-known for growing mulberry and raising silkworms.

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Are you for veal? Vietnamese villagers believe this is how meat should be roasted

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There is a famous dish that is often served during Tet and other special celebrations in Vietnam: roasted veal.

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Tet red carps see off Kitchen Gods today, bring blessings (photos)

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Tet red carps see off Kitchen Gods today, bring blessings (photos)

A village in a northern province which has long been known for raising carp and supplying the fish for a Tet (Lunar New Year) ritual is teeming with life ahead of the holiday.

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Villagers oppose new name for pig-chopping festival

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Villagers oppose new name for pig-chopping festival

VietNamNet Bridge – Elderly villagers of Nem Thuong Village oppose a proposal to rename the controversial pig-chopping festival held every year.

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New waste incinerator model poised to take off in Ha Tinh

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New waste incinerator model poised to take off in Ha Tinh

VietNamNet Bridge – Residents of Thanh My Village in Loc Ha District, Ha Tinh Province welcomed new waste burners placed at the gates of their homes.

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Warmth at a UNESCO-recognized karst plateau in northern Vietnam (photos)

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Warmth at a UNESCO-recognized karst plateau in northern Vietnam (photos)

The awe-inspiring scenery of a northernmost province and the simple, rustic life led by the ethnic minority groups who reside in the area are really bewitching to local and foreign tourists alike.

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Locals want to preserve pig-chopping rite

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Locals want to preserve pig-chopping rite

VietNamNet Bridge – Many people from Nem Thuong Village, the home to the pig-chopping festival, say the pig-chopping rite aims to educate children about the heroic, indomitable tradition and the spirit of solidarity felt against the enemy of the army, led by the village tutelary. The custom of raising pigs to offer sacrifice also encourages people to breed pigs.

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Hanoi village harvests wrapping leaves for Tet

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A rural village outside Hanoi is always busy during the days before the Lunar New Year Tet holiday.

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Traditional festival sacrifices have public opinion divided

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Traditional festival sacrifices have public opinion divided

The Hong Kong-based charity organisation Animals Asian Foundation (AAF) is calling for public support to end a pig sacrifice ceremony in Nem Thuong Village in Bac Ninh Province, which they describe as "barbaric cruelty". However, most locals disagree, saying that the ritual instils in their children the virtues of bravery and solidarity.

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Vietnamese traditional cupcake that blossoms like a flower

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From three simple ingredients, arrowroot starch, egg and sugar, villagers in the central province of Quang Ngai have turned them into special cupcakes that look like yellow apricot blossom.

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Ha Tinh: New waste incinerator model poised to take off

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Residents of Thanh My village in Loc Ha district, central Ha Tinh province welcomed new waste burners placed at the gates of their homes.

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