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Quang Phu Cau incense-making village

Before the bulletin comes to an end, let’s join us in a visit to Quang Phu Cau village, an incense making village in Ung Hoa district in Hanoi. 

 

Everywhere in the village have blazed pink and red of incense sticks.

Quang Phu Cau village in Hanoi is famous for its century-old craft of making incense.

The locals say the craft of making incense began in Quang Phu Cau around 100 years ago.

The making of incense sticks include many steps: chopping bamboo, dipping the sticks in pink dye, letting them dry outdoor and producing incense paste.

Beginning as a part-time job, the craft now generates income for around 70% of local households./.

Source: VNA

Incense village struggles to reignite post-pandemic

Incense village struggles to reignite post-pandemic

Traditional handicraft villages have started to resume operation after more than two months of suspension due to the fourth coronavirus outbreak in late April that forced the capital city to follow strict social distancing measures.

Incense-making Quang Phu Cau village

Incense-making Quang Phu Cau village

Quang Phu Cau village in Ung Hoa district, 35 kilometres from downtown of Hanoi, is famous for its century-old craft of making incense. 

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