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Ethnic mountain market comes to capital’s outskirts

Update: April, 26/2016 - 09:00
Variety: A special mountain market by ethnic groups in the northern province of Điện Biên will be set up at the Việt Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism. Photo trithucsong.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI – A special mountain market by ethnic groups in the northern province of Điện Biên will be set up on the outskirts of Hà Nội.

The event will be organised at the Việt Nam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Sơn Tây District, 45km west of Hà Nội’s centre.

Folk singing, games and the cuisines of the Mông, Dao, Thái, Mường and Khơ Mú ethnic groups will be showcased at the market.

Some 40 stalls displaying agricultural products, such as wine, fresh vegetables, fruits and roots, as well as handmade embroidered cloth and jewellery made by the people of Điện Biên, Hà Giang, Lào Cai and Bắc Kạn, as well as Hòa Bình and Nghệ An, will be the highlights of the event.

Traditional customs, such as the new house celebration ceremony of the Khơ Mú group, the epic narration of the Mông group and their handicrafts will also be presented.

The event will take place from April 30 to May 3. — VNS

 

 

 

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