Chuong villagers compete in rice cooking during Tet

11:15 | 12/02/2019 Culture & Art

(VEN) - The Chuong Village Festival is held on March 10 of the lunar calendar in Phương Trung Commune, Thanh Oai District, Hanoi, to commemorate Bo Cai Dai Vuong (Great King) Phung Hung. One of the most interesting events during the festival is the rice cooking competition among women in the village.

chuong villagers compete in rice cooking during tet
Rice is cooked in earthenware pots
chuong villagers compete in rice cooking during tet
The women prepare rice before cooking
chuong villagers compete in rice cooking during tet
The women compete in the rice cooking contest are graceful in a four-part dress, the “non quai thao” (a type of conical hat) and a shoulder pole
chuong villagers compete in rice cooking during tet
They have to cook rice during a fixed time with one woman carrying the clay cooker and two others going along the two sides to keep the fire
chuong villagers compete in rice cooking during tet
The jury is old people in the village

Can Dung