Bintang has at present 700 inhabitants, whose main sources of livelihood include rice, peanuts and vegetable farming. The village is divided into three Kabilos (zones): Ceesay kunda, Manneh kunda and Jobateh kunda. Each Kabilo is alternatively responsible for the entertainment of the guests of the Bintang Bolong Lodge and provides an equal amount of employees. Their earnings are spent on development of the zones.
Bintang is famous for its popular "Kankurang" dance.
The Kankurang dancers wears a costume made of leaves and upon their head they sport a mask of red cloth with piercing horns.
Women, singing and clapping, supply the rhythm and beat for the Kankurang dancers.
Click at the pictures to see more photos of the schhool and the kindergarden of Bintang.