19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Cry silently

Funeral or funeral, is one of the customs of Vietnam. Including many processes performed by living people to those who have just died. Funerals are held differently among ethnic groups in Vietnam, each ethnic group has different rituals, although not many but All have the same basic steps. One of the indispensable rituals is that descendants, relatives in the family go around the coffin 3 times to bid farewell to the dead person like saying goodbye...

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2021
Photo Location: Vinh Phuc, Vietnam
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Duc Bui Viet