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Locals thrilled by fishing fest in north-central Vietnam

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 11:11 GMT+7
People catch fish with coops at the Dong Hoa fishing festival in the north-central province of Ha Tinh on June 12, 2016.
People catch fish with coops at the Dong Hoa fishing festival in the north-central province of Ha Tinh on June 12, 2016.
Many bring fishing coops, waiting for the event on Sunday morning.
Many bring fishing coops, waiting for the event on Sunday morning.
After the initial shout of a local official, residents flock to Vuc swamp to fish with traditional tools.
After the initial shout of a local official, residents flock to Vuc swamp to fish with traditional tools.
While many chose fishing coops to catch fish, other utilized lift nets.
While many chose fishing coops to catch fish, other utilized lift nets.
The excitement of hundreds of people fishing and cheering.
The excitement of hundreds of people fishing and cheering.
A youngster poses with a bag and a basket – his main fishing kit.
A youngster poses with a bag and a basket – his main fishing kit.
Three people are seen carrying their fishing nets to the swamp.
Three people are seen carrying their fishing nets to the swamp.
A man catches a carp at the festival.
A man catches a carp at the festival.

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