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Praying for the dead

The Cham ethnic people in Binh Thuan province, Vietnam began to celebrate their annual Ramuwan Festival. This is the most important traditional festival for the Cham Bani people in that province. The one-month long Ramuwan festival is a chance for the Cham Bani to show their gratitude to their ancestors. There are many rituals during the festival including visiting ancestral tombs and praying at pagodas during the month of Ramuwan

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 06.2015
Photo Location: Ninh Thuan, Vietnam
Camera: ILCE-7
Copyright: © Pham Van Ty