N°12477
Element Practices of Then by Tày, Nùng and Thái ethnic groups in Viet Nam (Viet Nam)
Inscribed in 2019 (14.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title EN: The musical instruments, clothes, and objects used in a Then rite performed by Male Then Master Lưu Đình Bạo (born in 1942, the Tày people) in Dương Quang commune, Bắc Kạn province: 1. The Tính tẩu lute, 2. Singing, 3. Dress, 4. a picture hung in front of the tray of Master Then, 5. Tintinnabulum, 6. Drill, 7. Mèn (bell), 8. Tag, 9. The con niêng (reserved for the senior Then Master), 10. sword, 11. seal, 12. a pair of Thẻn coins