Merit Festival 2016



The Merit festival is a traditional ceremony for the Buddhist in Laos. In the morning the local people parade the main street to Wat Xiengthong with the “Pha Pa Samakkhi” (Money Tree), which is used to renovate the temples in Luang Prabang. This shows the unity of local people and conserve the cultural act for Buddhism.


Date: Dec 21, 2016

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 am

Where: The parade starts at National Museum to Wat Xiengthong