Quang NgaiThe New Year is coming, but many families in the Central are full of worries; The joy is not yet complete because relatives may not return to celebrate Tet.
Photographer Tam Bui collaborated with Bo Laughing to create a set of photos depicting the lives of people in Central Vietnam in the days before Tet.
In Tra Bong (Quang Ngai) – where Tam Bui made the photo shoot, Tam Bui found that the life of a part of the people “did not laugh”. Most families have young men and men leaving villages to work as workers or plantations … Last year, the influence of Covid-19, natural disasters, storms and floods made people’s shoulders The people here are heavier, from the material loss, leading to the spiritual influence.
Their relatives work away from home, due to the epidemic effects, some of them have stopped working and are postponed, so they have returned to their hometown for a period of the year. On the other hand, in 2020, when natural calamities occur heavily in the Central region, many people plan to stay and work part time for Tet to earn more income.
Below are pictures of the lives of people in the village located in the high mountains, with only 35 households, recorded by Tam Bui.
Ngoc An Image: Tam Bui
With the desire to support car tickets for young people, workers, workers, patients and family members of patients with difficult circumstances in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City to return home to celebrate Tet with their families, Con Bo Laughing Center of the National Volunteer Center – Central Vietnam Youth Union kicked off the project of the trip to Tet “Union’s smile”.
The Smile Cow also organized the activity “Contributing thousands of smiles – Giving reunification joy” on facebook until the end of January 29. Participants can both receive gifts at the beginning of the year and join hands for wheelchair trips starting from February 3 to the central provinces.