Nha Lang features Muong culture

Nha Lang (House of Lang- the landlord class of the Muong) is regarded as a symbol of power in the ancient society of Muong, one of the four largest ethnic groups in Vietnam.

Nha Lang is the headquarters of a muong where all of the muong’s affairs are settled. It symbolizes the power of Lang (landlord) as well as the prosperity of the muong (Photo: VNA)

Nha Lang is the headquarters of a muong where all of the muong’s affairs are settled. It symbolizes the power of Lang (landlord) as well as the prosperity of the muong (Photo: VNA)

Inside the main part of a Nha Lang (Photo: VNA)

Inside the main part of a Nha Lang (Photo: VNA)

The main entrance door of a Nha Lang. In front is a khap, a bamboo floor for drying rice, maize, and clothing (Photo: VNA)

The main entrance door of a Nha Lang. In front is a khap, a bamboo floor for drying rice, maize, and clothing (Photo: VNA)

A big stove for cooking in a Lang’s family (Photo: VNA)

A big stove for cooking in a Lang’s family (Photo: VNA)

Gongs are displayed to decorate a Nha Lang (Photo: VNA)

Gongs are displayed to decorate a Nha Lang (Photo: VNA)

 
Old rifles are hung in the main part of the house (Photo: VNA)

Old rifles are hung in the main part of the house (Photo: VNA)

Objects used for officiating (Photo: VNA)

Objects used for officiating (Photo: VNA)

Farming tools of the ancient Muong (Photo: VNA)

Farming tools of the ancient Muong (Photo: VNA)

Farming tools of the ancient Muong (Photo: VNA)

Farming tools of the ancient Muong (Photo: VNA)

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