HA NOI (VNS) — A five-day traditional Tet folk market opened on Wednesday in Ha Noi's Long Bien District, selling hundreds of Vietnamese specialities from throughout the country.
Items for sale include many varieties of jams and sugar-coated preserves, such as kumquat and wampee fruits, as well bun oc (noodles and snails) and sweetened porridge, including suong sa hat luu.
While visiting the fair, the public can participate in calligraphy contests, as well as making lanterns, masks, paper flowers, or playing rural games and enjoying traditional arts, such as ca tru (ceremonial singing) and cheo (traditional opera). Those at the fair can also stroll through displays of peak and bonsai trees.
Organised by Vinhomes Riverside and Quan An Ngon restaurant system, the market takes place in the Vinhomes Riverside urban area, Hoa Hong Road, until Sunday. — VNS