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With parades and water, Laos welcomes Year of the Horse

Leaders, government officials and Lao people around the country celebrated the Lao New Year festival from April 14-16, taking part in a range of activities to preserve the fine traditions and culture of the country. The highlight in Vientiane was the Nang Sang Khan (Miss Lao New Year) procession, which started early in the afternoon

Ant Egg Omelet

Red ant egg omelet, tomato chutney, Dok Khare, and steamed sticky rice for breakfast in Vientiane, Laos.

Larb Pa Tong

Larb Pa Tong (Lao Fish Tartare using Spotted Featherback fish) with fish soup for lunch in Vientiane, Laos. There were a plate of vegetables and sticky rice on the side to go with the main two dishes.

Largest Lao Dance held in Vientiane, Laos

Largest Lao Dance (Pasalop Dance) 4,200 Students The record attempt for the Largest Lao Dance called “Pasalob dance”, a Lao traditional culture, ever held in the Lao PDR took place at Pha That Luang on Saturday 5th April, 2014, drawing more than 4,200 students. The event aims to bring people together as a whole community