Hmong New Year's Eve
On Hmong New Year's Eve, people conduct a traditional ceremony called lwm sub or qaib. It begins after 3 pm and must precede other ceremonies. Its a ceremony for washing away the old and bad news and bringing forth the new and good news. Family members walk through a new years pole three times forward and three times backward and a rooster is sacrificed for the ritual ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the picture of a traditional ceremony called "lwm sub or qaib"

 

It begins after 3 pm and must precede other ceremonies. It’s a ceremony for washing away the old and bad news and bringing forth the new and good news. The members of the family walk 3 times backward as well as 3 times forward through a pole. A rooster is also sacrificed during the ceremony for the well-being of the family.
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