Last update: 07:00 | 13/03/2018
In the soft spring drizzle on the first days of the lunar month, local amateur and professional Quan Ho (love duet) singers flocked to Tien Du district, Bac Ninh province to celebrate the annual Lim festival.
During the Lim Festival, visitors can enjoy the beautiful melodies of ‘Quan Ho’ (love duet) singing on the corners of every street.
The festival attracts many local residents and pilgrims
A performance of Quan Ho (love duet) singing on a boat
Female vocalists share the beauty of their voices through Quan Ho songs
Preparing ‘trau tem canh phuong’ (a quid of betel and areca in the form of a phoenix wing) for visitors
A quid of areca served with phoenix wing shaped- betel leaf
Vocalists dressed in traditional ‘ao tu than’ (four-panel traditional robes)
Audiences take to the stage to try ‘Quan Ho’ songs
Wrestlers take part in a competition which was held as part of the festival
Elders compete in a xiangqi (Chinese chess) match