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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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Festival fever takes hold as annual celebrations loom

Boun Ok Phansa (End of Buddhist Lent Festival) falls on October 24, and everyone around the country is eagerly preparing the traditional colourful festivities that mark this auspicious occasion. … More

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Boun Hor Khaopadapdin, a time to feed hungry spirits

Boun Hor Khaopadapdin is a festival during which Lao people ‘feed’ the spirits with handmade food packets, reflecting their love, respect and gratitude for their deceased ancestors and guardians….. More

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