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Countryside market depicts VN culture

Update: October, 15/2015 - 09:31
A countryside market depicting Vietnamese culture will take place at the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups from October 16 to 18 to celebrate Vietnamese Women's Day on October 20. — Photo ngaynay.vn
HA NOI  (VNS) — A countryside market depicting Vietnamese culture will take place at the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups from October 16 to 18 to celebrate Vietnamese Women's Day on October 20.

The market is located in Ha Noi's Ba Vi district, which is about 50 km west of downtown.

At the market, visitors have chances to enjoy traditional foods, including banh duc (plain rice flan), bun rieu (noodles in crab chowder), banh te (rice cake), banh da (dry pancake), etc. In fact, they can even try to make these kinds of foods themselves.

This countryside market also introduces to market goers products of traditional handicrafts such as palm-leaf conical hats, wine, to he (children's toy made of rice flour), bamboo pens and so on.

Additionally, visitors can take part in traditional games, including bat chach trong chum (catch eels in jars), bit mat dap nieu (beat pot while blindfolded), and they can enjoy water puppetry performances and hat xam (songs sung by blind buskers).

This countryside market is considered as a cultural activity that contributes to attract more tourists to the Culture Tourism Village of Vietnamese Ethnic Groups. — VNS


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