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  • Andy Nguyen

Two weeks of traveling with TVN S.A for a food show production

Filming in Vietnam has experienced two interesting weeks to explore many beautiful filming places throughout the country with a wonderful filming team and renowned Master Chef and Master Chef Junior, Michel Moran from Poland. The starting point was the unique Bac Ha market in the mountainous area of Northwest Vietnam. We came there on a foggy Sunday morning but very soon we felt energetic with the colorful and unique environment at the market. Many local ethnic minority people from nearby hills and mountains have come here to trade homemade products like vegetables, food, different kinds of animals like buffaloes, corks, cats, dogs, fish, and especially brocades woven by Dzao or H'Mong people. All of this makes Bac Ha market the largest, most interesting, and colorful one in Northwest Vietnam.

Filming in Vietnam and TVN film crew discovered the culture of ethnic minorities at Bac Ha market
It was a wonderful filming trip to Bac Ha market to interact with ethnic minorities.
Filming in Vietnam arranged the filming trip for TVN to see ethnic minorities selling buffaloes at Bac Ha market
Local people who come from surrounding hill tribes trade different kinds of animal like water buffaloes here.

After shooting at Bac Ha market, we traveled to Sapa which has been one of the attractive filming locations in Northwest Vietnam. We came there in November, the time all rice was cut and fog covered all over the valley and rice terraces. But we still felt the hidden beauty.

Filming in Vietnam and TVN film crew visited Hmong people in Sapa to film them weaving clothes
A Hmong woman is weaving traditional cloth for her family...

From Sapa, we flew to HCMC to explore delicious street foods in the South and then discovered Cai Rang floating market in Mekong delta.

Filming in Vietnam organized the filming trip in Ho Chi Minh City for TVN film crew to explore street foods
Filming a street vendor who sells fried calamari fish in Ho Chi Minh City street...
Filming in Vietnam accompanied TVN film crew to Cai Rang floating market in the Mekong delta to explore the trade on boats.
Master Chef and Master Chef Junior Michel Moran tried noddle in Cai Rang floating market...
Filming in Vietnam and TVN crew at a fish farm in Can Tho, heart of Mekong delta
Michel Moran explored the way local people raising fishes at floating farms in Mekong Delta...

The following filming destinations in Vietnam of the Polish production team are Da Lat city in Central Highlands, Da Nang city, Imperial city of Hue, Ancient town of Hoi An, the capital city of Hanoi, and Halong bay.

Filming in Vietnam and TVN film crew at a seafood market in Ha Long Bay
A busy and colourful local seafood market in Ha Long Bay...

After two weeks of filming across the country, the Polish team has explored Vietnamese cuisine from the North to the South, from mountainous area to the delta, amazing attractions and met friendly local people. Fixer team of Filming in Vietnam was confident that we had good cooperation and we also believed that Michel Moral will steal the show...

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