19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A boy performing a traditional war dance

Begnas is a 3-day festival of the indigenous culture of the Maeng people and thanksgiving to the traditional mountain deity. The whole 3rd day is dedicated to the youth and continuation of the ancient traditions by the new generation

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Date Taken: 12.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Mayabo, Tubo, Abra, Philippines
Copyright: © Ivan Rupes