Cor ethnics reappeared the festival of praying for the rain

(LVH) - On 17th February, 2014 at Cor village, Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism ( Dong Mo, Son Tay, Ha Noi), Cor ethnics from Bac Tra My district, Quang Nam province reappeared the festival of praying for the rain – a festival close to their life when droughts occur.

To Cor ethnics in Quang Nam province, it is an important and long- standing festival, when droughts last for a long time, people usually organize the ceremony for praying the rain to worship Mo Hwyt Goddess – who is respected. In the ceremony, all people take part in and the head of village plays the position as a Master of the ceremony.

 

Land drum in the festival of praying for the rain 

The offerings include betel, areca, alcohol, cake,... In the festival of praying for the rain, Cor ethnics usually beat the land drum. Magician will worship gods, earth gods with the desire for the rain and the good weather making plants refresh, full of chickens and pigs in the yard, boys as strong as oak, chestnut, and girls as sweet as a stream and village to have a beautiful life.

 

The situation at the festival of praying for the rain of Cor ethnics at the Cor village- Vietnam national village for ethnic culture and tourism 

At the common house at Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism, after reappearing the festival of praying for the rain, Cor ethnics showed a dance with the performance of the Cor ethnics

 

Cor ethnics showed a dance for the rain

 

The image of water line to the village

H.Huyen