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Dong Van celebrates year-end market day

Update: January, 22/2012 - 17:13

 

Foreign visitors enjoy local market.
Going green: Women buy dong leaves to wrap cakes for Tet.
Snap happy: A tourists chats with a local woman.
Drink and be merry: The Mong men eat and drink over the holiday period, while the women shop.
Poultry matter: A young girl buys a chicken for Tet
 
by Thanh HaFor the people living in Dong Van Rocky Plateau, the market place is not only for buying and selling goods but also a place to talk and for young people to date.

Especially, during the days before Tet (Lunar New Year), the market is so crowded. People go to the market to buy goods, and to find friends to exchange talks and regards. They buy most beautiful clothes to prepare for spring festivals. They also buy items for worshipping ancestors and gods.

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