Bahnar ritual of new Rong house inauguration reenacted

Villagers in De KJeng village, Ayun commune, Mang Yang district, Gia Lai province gathered to prepare for Rong communal house inauguration, a traditional ritual of Bahnar ethnic people.

Bahnar ritual of new Rong house inauguration reenacted

The Rong house from above

Bahnar ritual of new Rong house inauguration reenacted


For people in the northern central highlands, new Rong house rite is seen as the most important ceremony of Bahnar ethnic people. This house witnesses important events of the community

Bahnar ritual of new Rong house inauguration reenacted


Rong house is built when a new village is founded

Bahnar ritual of new Rong house inauguration reenacted 

This type of house witnesses important events of the community where the time-honored traditions and customs are passed from generations to generations

Bahnar ritual of new Rong house inauguration reenacted


Wooden sculptures in the new Rong house area 

 

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