Buffalo in Vietnamese culture
The water buffalo is the traditional symbol of Vietnam. It represents bravery, happiness and prosperity. Buffalos played a very important role in Vietnamese agriculture. They were a farmer’s most valued possession and were often treated as a part of the family.
the images are often encountered:
The farmer with buffalo in the rice field in Quang Nam province, Vietnam
Farmer working on terraced rice field
Buffaloes on the terrace paddy fields in Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai, Vietnam.
The happy child on buffalo
Buffaloes are strong and hard working but also good natured and tame
Buffalo is a close friend with the child
Go home in Ha Giang