VOV.VN - Vieng Market in northern Nam Dinh province takes on extra significance during the spring as it attracts thousands of people from across the country who come to pray for good luck in the year ahead.
From the afternoon of the 7th day of the first lunar month, which falls on February 11 this year, people flock to the northern province of Nam Dinh for a unique market which is held only once a year to sell - guess what - bad luck as well as to buy good luck for the year to come.
VOV.VN - Vieng Market in northern Nam Dinh province becomes very special in spring as it attracts thousands of people across the country to come to pray for luck.
VOV.VN-Vietnamese people in the Red River Delta believe in going to the market to pray for luck.
Thousands of visitors flocked to the annual Vieng Market in Nam Dinh Province on the night of February 3 to buy luck and sell their misfortune.
Hoang Van Thai from Kim Thai commune in the northern province of Nam Dinh said he has sold farming tools at Vieng Market for 10 years.
On the 8th day of the first lunar month people flock to a unique market in Nam Dinh province, which is held only once a year to sell – guess what – bad luck as well as to buy good luck for the year to come.
People usually flock to a unique market in Nam Dinh province’s Vu Ban District at midnight on the 7th and 8th days of the first lunar month to wish for a prosperous and lucky new year.
The annual Vieng Market Festival takes place on the eighth day of the first lunar month, when people have just finished celebrating the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.