Ede gong performances adapt to modern life

Ede gong performances adapt to modern life

(VOVWORLD) - As their lifestyle and customs have changed, the Ede people of Dak Lak province have changed the way they play their gongs. They have breathed new life into traditional...
Ede’s health worship for elderly

Ede’s health worship for elderly

(VOVWORLD) - The Ede in the Central Highlands show their filial piety for grandparents and parents through a health worship ceremony. Family members gather for the ritual to the joyful sound of gongs...
Ede ethic women preserve brocade weaving

Ede ethic women preserve brocade weaving

(VOVWORLD) - The women of Knia hamlet in Dak Lak province are devoted to preserving traditional brocade weaving so that the craft doesn’t die out. They’ve been using social...
Rattan papooses of the Ede

Rattan papooses of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) - The papoose is a popular accessory of Ede women wherever they go. They carry food, farm produce and wood to or from the fields or the market. H Xiu...
Che jars in the Ede’s life

Che jars in the Ede’s life

(VOVWORLD) - The Ede ethnic minority people in the Central Highlands have developed rich cultural values, which are closely associated with terraced field cultivation. They are polytheists and observe many agricultural rituals...
Water resource ceremony of the Ede

Water resource ceremony of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) - The Ede ethnic minority people think that every water resource is managed by a genie. After each harvest and before each new crop, the Ede thank their water genies for blessing...
Che worship of the Ede

Che worship of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) - The Ede ethnic group in the Central Highlands consider the Che, a big jar, a symbol of family wealth and prosperity. A Che full of alcohol is an indispensable item at all worship...
Water resource worship of the Ede

Water resource worship of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) -Water resource worship is a unique ritual of the Ede in the Central Highlands. It’s held annually to pay tribute to the water genie, who has brought them happiness...
Kpan – the powerful bench of the Ede

Kpan – the powerful bench of the Ede

(VOVWORLD) -The Kpan is a long wooden bench of the Ede people on which gong and drum performers sit. The Ede consider the Kpan a symbol of rich and powerful...