LAOS: LUANG PRABANG’S COLOURFUL EVENTS DRAWING THE CROWDS

LUANG PRABANG, Loas Luang Prabang has prepared a multitude of colourful activities to promote and develop the province’s tourism as well as boost domestic and international visitor arrivals, Vientianne Times online portal reported citing a local official.

Head of the Luang Prabang provincial Information, Culture and Tourism Department, Soulithip Norkhunphonh, said authorities have prepared seven main activities for 2018 with some already held.

The seven activities include the festivities for Lao New Year amid celebrations for Visit Laos Year 2018 which will take place from April 11-30.

Visitors will enjoy interesting activities during Pi Mai Lao such as the Miss Lao New Year (Nang Sangkhan) parade, a handicraft fair, and a Lao food festival, he said.

In addition, visitors can go to villages inhabited by ethnic groups, see cultural performances, enjoy the traditional washing of Buddha images, and watch the beautiful evening Naga and lantern parades.

Source: NAM News Network