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    Sapa Love Market in Sapa, Viet Nam

    Sapa is the famous destination in the northwest Vietnam, opening the world of ethnic minorities' culture. One of distinctive cultural features here is the love market which takes place every Saturday night. 

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    Why do everybody call it Love Market?

    Becaus, Love Market is the place where people date and express their affection. However, it is also the place where cultural activities and trade of people in the highland occur.

    Due to the distance between the villages,  Sapa market is often opened at the weekend (once a week on Sunday). The locals from ethnic minorities' villages have to spend one day to go from their place to the town. So, people living in the far mountain villages have to go in advance on Saturday to be able to join it. And on Saturday night that,  young villagers get a chance to get to know each other by joining such activities as playing leaf-horns, playing traditional games, singing and dancing, etc... Guys and girls talk sing and play different games according to their ethnic groups’ tradition. After the night, many couples become intimate and promise to see each other again on the following morning. Many of them become husbands and wives in the spring. That is why the poets in Lao Cai called the market Sa Pa’s Love Market.  

    Nowadays, Sapa Love market is a traditional culture of the ethnic people. It is not just for marriage hopefuls. In this rural area, it is also the social event of the year, where old friends meet up and new ones are made. 

    Love Market is especially well known as Sapa Love Market – a major tourism attractive place for tourists both domestic and foreign. The small town lies in sub-temperate, cool in al season . Snow falls in winter so it makes the Love market more romatic and attractive

    Coming to Sapa remember to take part in Love Market on Suterday nigth with Best Sapa from Ha Noi.
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