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Vietnam's 'incense village' prepares for Lunar New Year

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21:58 | 14/01/2020

Workers are busy dyeing, drying and whittling down bamboo bark to make incense sticks    

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Workers collect dried incense sticks ahead of Lunar New Year Image Credit: AFP
vietnams incense village prepares for lunar new year
Families have been making these fragrant sticks for more than a century. Image Credit: AFP
vietnams incense village prepares for lunar new year
A Vietnamese woman collects dried incense sticks at a courtyard in Quang Phu Cau village on the outskirts of Hanoi. Image Credit: AFP
vietnams incense village prepares for lunar new year
Dyed incense sticks are laid out for drying at a courtyard in Quang Phu Cau village ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations, referred to in Vietnam as Tet. Image Credit: AFP
vietnams incense village prepares for lunar new year
A Vietnamese woman collects dried incense sticks at a courtyard in Quang Phu Cau village. Image Credit: AFP
vietnams incense village prepares for lunar new year
A Vietnamese woman collects dried incense sticks at a courtyard in Quang Phu Cau village. Image Credit: AFP
vietnams incense village prepares for lunar new year
The ancient craft is a great source of pride and many in Quang Phu Cau village on the outskirts of Hanoi. Image Credit: AFP
vietnams incense village prepares for lunar new year
A Vietnamese woman collects dried incense sticks at a courtyard in Quang Phu Cau village on the outskirts of Hanoi. Image Credit: AFP
vietnams incense village prepares for lunar new year
A Vietnamese woman collects dried incense sticks at a courtyard in Quang Phu Cau village on the outskirts of Hanoi ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations, referred to in Vietnam as Tet. Image Credit: AFP

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