Tet celebrations of ethnic Mong people in Central Highlands

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(VOVWORLD) - Mong people of Cu Pui commune, Krong Bong district, in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak celebrate the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese Tet, in a special way. Let’s take a closer look at their customs during the festive season.

Like people of other groups, the Mong put all work aside to celebrate Tet, Vietnamese annual biggest festival.

Cow fighting is one of the most exciting activities during Tet.

A Mong man says that a cow competing in the event costs between VND10 million and VND100 million.

Mong men always play Khen during New Year celebrations to express love, enhance community bonding, and praise the nature. Young Mong men enjoy playing the Khen and dancing to show off their strength, sensibility, and skills.

Mong people visit their relatives and friends to extend their Tet greetings.

All family members go to the kitchen to cook.

Making Banh Giay (pounded-rice cakes), an indispensable dish of the Mong during Tet

The new-year meal of the Mong features plenty of traditional dishes such as men men, sticky rice, banh day, and pork.

Family members gather and wish each other a happy and prosperous new year.