Villagers compete to cook rice in pots on boats as part of the Bach Hao pagoda festival in Thanh Xa village, in Vietnam's northern Hai Duong province, about 80 km (50 miles) east of Hanoi February 15, 2013. The competition was a reenactment of the training Emperor Tran Nhan Tong put 13th century villagers through to teach them to fight Chinese and Mongolia invaders on the water. Villagers also reenacted other daily life activities of the period during the annual festival which takes place on the sixth day of the first month of the lunar calendar. (Reuters)