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New rice season in Binh Lieu

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The custom of eating new rice is considered an indispensable part of the traditional cultural identity of the Tay people in Binh Lieu. The new rice season usually takes place in the 10th month of the lunar calendar every year.

Sticky rice after the food is cooked, let it cool, so that the new rice becomes more aesthetic, attractive and delicious, the Tay people often pound ginger leaves, filter the water, mix well with the sticky rice.
Sticky rice made by the Tay people in Binh Lieu.

From the end of October to early November, rice in paddy fields ripens in Binh Lieu mountainous district. The romantic beauty of the mountainous district captivates many tourists.

The custom of eating new rice was highlighted at the Binh Lieu Yellow Season Festival which took place in the northern province of Quang Ninh from October 29 to November 20 to honour the ethnic traditional cultures and natural beauty of the border district of Binh Lieu.

Stream fish is an indispensable dish in the new rice offering ceremony.
A traditional banquet at the ceremony
Tay families' "New Rice" custom aims to show gratitude towards the land and sky, their ancestors and pray for favorable weather, good crops, and family reunion.

By Ha Ngoc