New rice Festival of the M'Nong

Time: At the beginning of harvest (at the end of the seventh and the beginning of the eighth lunar months).
Place: Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) Region and Binh Phuoc Province.
Characteristics: The biggest Tet of the M'Nong in a year.

The M'Nong often prepare for Tet when they start sowing rice and then wait for ripening rice. Tet is held at mountain fields, tray of rice is offered to Heaven, after that every one plucks a handful of rice off and put in baskets, called "inviting rice to home". Guests give the hosts best wishes, and then the hosts invite every one cluster round cooking fire to eat and drink. When finish eating and drinking, people start playing gongs and dancing till very late at night, sometimes till tomorrow morning. Harvest rice is divided in to three parts: one for eating, one for buying things, one for buffalo, cow and other animals which help a lots people in having rice.

 

NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Bombo Hotel

Add: National Highway 14, Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3686 666

Viet Huong Hotel

Add: 20-21 No Trang Long St., Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3838 555

My Le Hotel

Add: 4 Nguyen Hue St., Thac Mo, Phuoc Long Town

Tel: (84-271) 3780 780/ 3778 360

An Loc Hotel

Add: National Highway 13, Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3611 222

Sao Mai Hotel

Add: 121 Hung Vuong St., Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3885 946

Ha My Hotel

Add: DT741 St., Dong Phu Dist.

Tel: (84-271) 3843 333

Bich Nga Hotel

Add: 332 National Highway 14, Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3879 185

Thanh Tuoc Resort

Add: Chon Thanh Townlet, Chon Thanh Dist.

Tel: (84-271) 3644 444

Van Anh Hotel

Add: 507 National Highway 14, Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3883 167

Quoc Hung Hotel

Add: Hung Vuong, Tan Binh Dist., Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3700 939

Hung Vuong Hotel

Add: 1 Hung Vuong St., Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3885 757

Hotel Phuong Dung

Add: 240 Vong San Bay St.,Phuoc Binh Ward, Phuoc Long Town

Tel: (84-271) 3775 110

Ngoc Tram Hotel

Add: 353 National Highway 14, Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 6558 568

Phuong Lam Hotel

Add: 9 No Trang Long St., Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3838 397

Thuy Duong Guess House

Add: 13 St., Phu Duc Ward, Binh Long Town

Tel: (84-271) 3666 385

WHERE TO EAT
Hoan Vu Restaurant

Add: 53 Dinh Tien Hoang St., Phuoc Long Town

Tel: (84-271) 3778 206

Hung Phu Restaurant

Add: Group 6, Zone 2., Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3838 888/ 3838 777

Phi Nhung Restaurant

Add: Phu Nguyen Hamlet, Phu Rieng Commune, Bu Gia Map Dist.

Phu Trinh Restaurant

Add: 60, No. 2 St., Dong Xoai Town

Tel: (84-271) 3879 527/ 3886 779