The Bac Ha fair takes place every Sunday. Local ethnic minority groups namely the H’Mong, Tay, and Nung often bring their products to the fair.

Apart from exchanging goods, the fair is also seen as a wonderful place for any visitors to explore the cultures of ethnic minorities.

Below are several photos of activities at the Bac Ha fair.

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After social distancing measures were lifted. the reopened fair is crowded with tourists
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Wooden steamers are for sale. These are used for steaming sticky rice.
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Hand-woven bamboo baskets which locals often use to carry goods
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Fresh and clean farm produce is common at the Bac Ha fair
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Nam ngoc cau – a kind of mushroom which is used as a medicinal herb

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Bac Ha dogs, one of the four most famous dogs in Vietnam.
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The Bac Ha fair - a cultural rendezvous for local ethnic minorities
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Locals at the fair sell, buy, and exchange their products.
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Local police officers directing traffic to the fair.

Translated by Chung Anh