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Turning traditional costumes of the Red Dao into goods

TQO - The Red Dao women in Phuc Son Commune, Lam Binh District always preserve their traditional costumes in many ways, especially turning them into goods.

Tourists renting Red Dao ethnic costumes in order to take pictures at Po Ngoang Cave, Phuc Son Commune.

They wear traditional costumes in daily life. In their spare time, they embroider pants, shirts, scarves, etc.

Red Dao people is recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage, the Red Dao women bring Red Dao ethnic clothes to sell at Phuc market. The introduction of traditional costumes to introduce and sell at the fair is not only a way to promote the traditional cultural identity but also help women increase their income.

A female costume of Red Dao women costs up to VND5 million - VND7 million, and a bride's costume is up to VND10 million. The price is so high because the investment to make the costume is very elaborate and it takes a lot of time.

In addition, to meet the needs of tourists, they have opened a service for tourists to rent traditional costumes of the Red Dao people to take pictures.

Hoang Anh

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