PANO - On January 29 (the 8th day of the lunar New Year), locals in Thi Cam village (Xuan Phuong ward, Nam Tu Liem district, Hanoi) joined together at the village’s communal house to celebrate their traditional rice cooking contest.

This annual custom aims to pay tribute to General Phan Tay Nhac under the reign of the 18th Hung King with meritorious services to the national construction.

In 2021, the rice cooking contest in Thi Cam village was recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage.