Akha Swinging Tradition - Посольство Королевства Таиланд в Москве :
Akha Swinging TraditionDate: 1 August - 1 September 2010
Venue: Chiang Rai
The swinging ceremony is conducted for the mature crops waiting to be harvested. It is also for commemorating and honouring women. The ceremony is observed for 4 days:
Day 1 – ancestral worshipping ceremony.
Day 2 – setting up of the large swing and starting of the swinging ceremony
Day 3 – worshipping ancestors, celebrating and dancing
Day 4 – swinging and closing ceremony