Kon Tum receives certificate “national intangible cultural heritage” title for Homon epic

A ceremony receiving certificate recognizing Homon, the epic of Ba Na – Ro Ngao of Bana-Ro Ngao ethnic minority group in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum, as an national intangible cultural heritage was held in the province on February 4.

An epic is traditionally a genre of poetry, known as epic poetry. The epic of Ba Na – Ro Ngao reflects cultural characteristics, history and everyday life of Bana-Ro Ngao ethnic minority group.

Kon Tum City, Dak Ha and Sa Thay districts in the province are homes of Homon epic.

By Nam Hong – Translated by Kim Khanh

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