17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Joss Paper

Joss paper or "Vang Ma" is existing for hundred years in Vietnamese's culture. The people believe that the people after death is in another life which similar with the life of living people. That why they provide stuffs, money, equipment to dead people by make it from paper simulation the real things, they will burn them to "send" it to dead people.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Vietnam
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Thong Nguyen