Khmu New Year celebrations will take place in a village close to Luang Prabang town to be held on December 15, 2017 and involve colourful costumes, dance, song and traditional games.
The New Year is a time for the Khmu people to gather and give thanks to their ancestors for their good health, harvest and peaceful community. It's also a time to pray for harmony for the coming year.
◆Time: Start at 6:00 am to 23:30 pm
◆When: On December 15th, 2017
◆Where: Lak Paed village ( 8km from the tourist information center)
*The village is on the way to Kuang Si waterfall. You could ask the tour driver to stop-by on the way back to the town. Or you can charter a Tuk Tuk for the round trip.