June 10, 2023

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Volunteers guard stone turtles at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

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VietNamNet Bridge – Students are flocking to Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi before the university entrance exams to touch the head of stone turtles to wish for good luck. But this year the turtles are being guarded by a dozen volunteers.

On the days before the university entrance exams, which begin today – July 4, hundreds of high school graduates went to Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (the first university in Vietnam) to wish for good luck.

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