Vietnamese women collecting dried incense sticks in a courtyard in the village of Quang Phu Cau on the outskirts of Hanoi. Photo: AFP

Vietnam’s ‘incense village’ lights up in sea of pink ahead of Tet Lunar New Year

  • Bright pink incense sticks are a source of pride for the village, where families have been making incense for more than a century
  • The incense sticks are lit during worship in temples or burnt on ancestral altars at home during the Lunar New Year season
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Vietnamese women collecting dried incense sticks in a courtyard in the village of Quang Phu Cau on the outskirts of Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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