Bunong Musical Instrument: Mapoartt

Mapoartt is produced from 6 bamboo stems which have a diameter of 1.5 centimeter and a length from 30-50 centimeters, and a long-necked gourd. Mapoartt can be played by one person and it can be played anywhere and at anytime. It is not required to perform a ceremony before using this instrument. It is used when people are free from their Continue reading

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Bunong Musical Instrument: Nong

There are two types of Nong- small Nong and big Nong. They are used in different ceremonies. In general, Nong needs to be played/blown by only one person. Big Nong has to be exclusively played alone.  Small Nong can either be played alone or with the other musical instruments such as Choengs and Gongs. Bunong people believe that “there are spirits residing in the Nong”. Continue reading

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Traditional Bunong Weaving and Patterns

Traditional Bunong Weaving and Patterns is a heritage handed down for generations from our Bunong ancestors. The tradition of weaving and patterns is a part of Bunong cultural and traditional identity. The products from weaving can be used by the family and the products can also be very helpful when sold in the market Continue reading

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Bunong Musical Instrument

Bunong traditional musical instruments play a very important role in their daily life. If these instruments are not used in the proper way in accordance with  Bunong tradition, it causes people in their family or their community to become sick. This is the reason why Bunong people believe that “there are spirits residing Continue reading

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