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Dao ethnic “courtship duets” festival

09:49 | 12/03/2012

When spring comes, Red Dao ethnic minority people in Sapa district, Lao Cai province, open the Hat Giao Duyen (courtship duets) festival, attracting thousands of visitors.

During the festival, there are traditional games, such as throwing a sacred ball through the ring (nem con), crossbow contests, pushing a cane, tug of war, blind-man’s-bluff and pole climbing.

See some images of the festival which took place on the eighth day of Lunar New Year in Ta Phin village.


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