Kin Pang Then Festival: Encompassing Past and Present
Description Kin Pang Then is a traditional ritual of the Tai ethnic group in the northwest region of Vietnam to welcome and thank the deity known as Then. In the ritual, Then comes down to grant blessings on villagers and heal those whose souls are sick. The beneficiaries of the ritual are obliged to participate in the next Kin Pang Then ritual. The whole process of greeting and sending off the deity is intended to bring harmony and unity to all community members who participate in and enjoy the ritual. This video shows the spiritual life of the Tai people and a master performing the ritual to bring good luck and wellbeing to the local people.
Manage No VI00000134 Running Time 00:24:55
Country Vietnam
Videos Photographer Tran Chi Thanh Year 2019
Place File Size 5,737
Definition File Format mp4
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Vietnam National Institute Culture and Arts Studies (VICAS)

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