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.

The Communal House, often called Rong House, is a special architecture of local people

Village's elderly prepare offerings for the rite

Offerings and Neu pole are set up in front of the new Rong house prior to the rite

Inside the new Rong house prior to the rite

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

Rong house is built when a new village is founded

 

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