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Boun That Luang

Pha That Luang Festival

Its time to pay homage to the golden grand stupa, the magnificent festival that takes place in Vientiane from October 31 to November 6 Introduction: This is the time of year when everyone comes to …
Lao ITECC

Lao Handicraft Festival 2014 kicks off

The 13th Lao Handicraft Festival 2014 kicks off featuring a variety of domestic products Introduction: The 13th Lao Handicraft Festival 2014 featuring a variety of domestic products at Lao-ITECC in Vientiane, was officially launched on …
Vientiane boat race

Luang Prabang won boat racing festival

Traditional boat racing crown goes to Luang Prabang Luang Prabang province outpaced the Vientiane rowing crews to finish first in this year’s annual traditional boat racing festival on the Mekong River in Vientiane to celebrate …
vientiane boat races

More teams at Boat Racing Festival

More boat racing teams from the capital city, the provinces of Luang Prabang and Vientiane to compete at this year’s boat racing celebrations Introduction: Many boat racing teams from the capital city as well as …
vientiane boat race

Vientiane is ready for End of Buddhist Lent

City ready for Boun Ork Phansa and the boat racing festival Introduction:The City of Vientiane is ready for Boun Ork Phansa and the boat racing festival. According to Vientiane Vice Mayor, Saythong Keoduangdy, in Vientiane …
sinh at talat sao mall

Pirated sinh bans at Boat Racing Festival

Boat Racing Festival 2014 bans pirated sinh (KPL) The Vice Mayor of Vientiane Capital Saythong Keodouangdy has announced a ban on selling pirated sinh (Lao traditional skirts) and pornography at the annual Boat Racing Festival …
Almsgiving at Wat Xiengngeun

Boun Hor Khao Salak

Boun Hor Khao Salak or Horkhaosalak Festival Introduction: Buddhists request forgiveness at today‚Äôs Boun Hor Khao Salak or Horkhaosalak Festival. The faithful get up early to take gift baskets to the temple by 7am. Offerings …