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2021 Event schedule
2021 Event schedule Notification Currently, based on the government’s measures to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infection, each event in Luang Prabang has been reduced or canceled to limit the content and area. Please check this page or Facebook (English / Lao only) for information on various events. When participating in the event, please
Lao New Year (Pi Mai Lao) 2021
Pi Mai Lao, otherwise known as Lao New Year, is a festival celebrated at the hottest time of the year – which is just as well, because most people remain drenched with water for the majority of the event. It’s known as the festival of water fights but there are lots of other cultural activities
Luang Prabang Boat Racing Festival 2021
Did you know the Boat Racing Festival (others name known as “Boun Souang Heua"), dates back thousands of years?Boun Souang Heua is a local festival that held during the Buddhist Lent depending on the lunar calendar. On 6 September, 2021 some of Luang Prabang’s finest racing boat teams will take to the Nam Khan River
Things to do
Whether you’re looking for a quiet poolside holiday, an adventure filled trek to a waterfall in the jungle,
or the chance to meet locals in a hillside ethnic village, Luang Prabang offers it all.
What makes us special?
Where jungle covered mountains meet the mighty water.
Where the sound of chanting monks drifts through the town at dawn and dusk.
Where traditional ways of life are still practiced
by local people with pride.
Where ancient temples glitter golden
between charming old French Colonial buildings.
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The schedule of cultural festivals is confirmed about a month before, depending on the lunar calendar.
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