Muong traditional society includes muongs, each of which is a social unit comprised of villages located in an entire mountain valley or some adjacent valleys. A muong is governed by a Lang Cun who has full power over his muong.
Nha Lang is the center of power in a Muong society.
Inside the main part of a Nha Lang.
The main entrance door of a Nha Lang. In front is a khap, a bamboo floor for drying rice, maize, and clothing.
The big stove for cooking in a Lang’s family.
Gongs are displayed to decorate a Nha Lang.
Old rifles are hung in the main part of the house.
Objects used for officiating.
Lich doi, an original calendar of the ancient Muong made of bamboo.
Farming tools of the ancient Muong.
National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong visits a Nha Lang in the Muong cultural space museum in Hoa Binh.
The restoration of Nha Lang preserves a cultural trait of the Muong while serving as an interesting tourist site.
Visitors play folk games of the Muong in Nha Lang area.
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