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Information, culture and tourism sector delivers assistance to flood-hit areas

Champassak province: Assistance from three mass organisations (Youth Union, Women Union and Trade Union) of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism was delivered to flood-hit areas in the central and .. More >>>

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Upholding tradition of offering baskets to monks for Hor Khaosalak Festival

Today is the full moon day of the tenth month of the Buddhist calendar which marks the Hor Khaosalak … More >>>

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Lao artists showcase beauty of China’s Guangxi

Two artists from the National Institute of Fine Arts (NIFA), Mr Phonesith Yernsensouly and Mr Sisavath Bounmany, recently showcased the beauty of Guangxi  … More >>>

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Young designer has sweet concepts

Lao designer Ms Manithip Vongphachan was recently named one of the top… More >>>

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Tradition aplenty over Lao New Year

It is out with the old and in with the new for many Lao people right now as preparations get underway for the… More >>>

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Phouthai New Year festival puts age-old traditions on show

A large number of Phouthai people from across Laos gathered in Vientiane last week to celebrate the start of their Lunar New Year. … More >>>

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Lao artists bound for Japanese performing arts gathering

Ms Tantavanh Sivilay from Kaona Laos Entertainment and Mr Ounla Phaoudom (Kaka) from the Fanglao  … More >>>

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Bokeo weaver keeps Tai Leu traditions alive

Mrs Buaphat Thammaseng, 56, who lives in Tonpheung district, Bokeo province, loves to preserve the traditional garments worn by the Tai Leu ethnic group, which are  … More >>>

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Kathin festival strengthens Buddhism, supports temple restoration

Merit makers from the capital and Savannakhet, Champassak, Saravan and Vientiane provinces, as well as Thailand, last week gathered at Kheery Vongkot Thammaram temple in Champassak for the annual Kathin festival. … More

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Colourful celebrations mark the end of Buddhist Lent

The three-month Buddhist retreat that began during the rainy season in July and is known as Buddhist Lent ends today with colourful celebrations. … More

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