For people of ethnic minority in Dak Nong province, music has been long an integral part of their life, setting up the uniqueness and identity of each ethnic minority (ethnic group), which results in a wide ranges of musical instruments, including both beaten, and plucked, and wind instruments of each group.
The ethnic group of M'nong, Ede, Ma have instruments such as Gongs, Ding nam (also called M'buot – a wind instrument made up from a dried bottle gourd and small bamboo stems), Ding tuk (the 6-pipe bamboo flute), Ding buot (a bamboo flute that is placed in the vertical position while blowing), and Goong. Mong group has Khen, Dan moi, Leaf instrument, and flute. The groups of Tay, Nung are well-known with Dan tinh, drum, and Thanh la. Besides, many artists in Daknong not only know how to use but know how to make and produce such unique traditional musical instruments as well.
|Mr Dieu Son, in Bu Dach village, Dak R'tih commune, Tuy Duc district can perform Gongs, use and make M'buot, flute and other musical instrument from bambo stems.|
|Skilled in performing a wide versions of gongs, knowing how to fix gongs and make traditional musical instrument, Mr Y Sim Eban, of Ede ethinic group in Nui village, Tam Thang commune, Cu Jut district is considered the teacher of local young generation.|
Mr Y Kri from Jun Juh village, Minh Duc commune, Dakmil district can perform and make a lot of traditional musical instruments of Mnong people from bamboo and Neohouzeaua (species of bamboo that is slender, thronless, long-sectioned).
|Mr Y Kri from Jun Juh village, Minh Duc commune, Dakmil district can perform well and make a lot of traditional musical instruments of Mnong people from bamboo and Neohouzeaua (species of bamboo that is slender, thronless, long-sectioned).|