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Mass for Liberating Soul from Tomb (B’Thi) is taken place annually after ending of the rainy season. According to the concept of ethnic minority groups in GiaLai-KonTum, people have their souls; souls turn into ghosts when they die. Only after doing “B’Thi” can the dead be liberated.

By Quoc Nguyen Linh Vinh (Viet Nam)

HPA2011 Nomination Award

Time: 2010-2011

Place: Gialai, KonTum, Viet Nam

Nationality: Bahnar and Jrai

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  • Copyright: HPA CFPA (cfpa) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 22] (49)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-00-00
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-06-17 18:27
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