Boun Lai Heua Fai 2017


What: This is a festival to ask the nagas (water spirits) to bring good luck. Each village makes and decorates a boat which are then paraded through town and at night launched onto the river and ceremonially set on fire as offerings to the spirits.

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Flowers are also scattered onto the river to prevent bad luck and thank the water spirits.

Where: Throughout Luang Prabang.

When: For the decoration of temple around the town is start from October 5, 2017

For the parade is held on October 6, 2017 at 18:00

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