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.

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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./.

VNA