The Xe Dang ethnic minority in Cu M'Gar district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, hold the New Rice ceremony in the early days of the year.

 

Women dance to pray for favourable weather and a lucrative crop (Source: VNA)

 

The ceremony was first held in 1994. (Source: VNA)

 




Locals and tourists enjoy traditional drinks and food (Source: VNA)

 

Traditional dances and music are performed during the event. (Source: VNA)

 

 

The ceremony reflects the close bonds of the Xe Dang ethnic community. (Source: VNA)


 

The ceremony draws crowds of locals and tourists (Source: VNA)

 

 

                        Source: VNA

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