Village’s Ceremony of Cong ethnic group
In the 3rd month of every lunar year, all villages of the Cong ethnic group become so colorful and busy.
Each family hurriedly prepares for the Village’s Ceremony, which precedes the beginning of a new harvest.
Cong Ethnic Festival - Photo: congthuong.vn
The ceremony lasts for one whole day, during which all paths leading to the villages are fenced with a huge gate, deterring anyone from entering. After setting up all the gates, people go to the fields to start the worshiping procedure, wishing for a bountiful harvest without birds and insects destroying the hard works of the villagers.
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