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Then Singing of Tay ethnic group during national solidarity festival 2019
The shaman performs opening ritual

As part of the “Great national solidarity – Vietnam’s cultural heritage” week taking place in the Culture-Tourism Village for Vietnamese Ethnic Groups from November 18 to 23, a group of the Tay ethnic community from Lang Son province has performed Then Singing, the unique traditional ceremony of the ethnic group in Vietnam.

Asking permission for performance of Then traditional singing

Then singing festival is an indispensable part in the spiritual life of Tay ethnic. The Then shaman is often a prestigious figure in the community who can perform all spiritual rites.

The Then shaman initiates rite asking the deity to enter his physical body.

The shaman distributes amulets and red strings to people for bringing luck and keeping evils away.

Then singing performance.

Additional singing for conclusion.

Offering of burned votive papers and expressing gratitude for the successful Then ceremony.

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Then Singing of Tay ethnic group during national solidarity festival 2019Asking permission for performance of Then traditional singing     Then singing festival is an indispensable part in the spiritual life of Tay ethnic. The Then shaman is often a prestigious figure in the community who can perform all spiritual rites.
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