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Laos loves a good party and there are a selection of must see festivals and events throughout the year. The annual Pi Mai new celebrations in April are a must to cool off during the hot weather, while the That Luang Festival in Vientiane later in the year offers a glimpse into the rich culture of Laos. There’s also plenty of parties, adventure races and more.

Luang Prabang Film Festival

Luang Prabang Film Festival

From 8 – 11 December, Luang Prabang Film Festival will host filmmakers and fans of Southeast Asian cinema. Audiences can expect more than 20 feature films within the easygoing atmosphere for which the Luang Prabang Film Festival is well loved. 

Rocket Festival in Laos

The Rocket Festival in Laos

Share the sounds, sights, excitement (and beer) as David ventures into Laos' most hedonistic festival. Learn about the legend of the Toad King, the traditional rites and of course, the actual rockets themselves.

The Festival of Lights – Ok Phansa

A short film depicting the three stages of Laos' and Festival of lights, known as Ok Phansa. This festival celebrates the end of Buddhist lent. First, a procession of people from all regions walk through the city carrying candles to the river temple. Here, they light lotus leaf boats carrying incense and candles and send them down the Mekong River.

The Vang Vieng Challenge – Are you up for it?

Not for the faint-hearted, the Vang Vieng Challenge includes trekking, a via-ferrata, abseiling down a waterfall, 11 zip lines and spending the night in a mountain top hut. With amazing reviews, Green Discovery continue to raise the bar in delivering amazing eco-adventures throughout Laos.

Vang Vieng Music Festival 2022

The annual Vang Vieng Music Festival is back with dates set for 18-19 December 2020, and if last year's event was anything to go by, this promises to be an amazing weekend of music, dancing and partying. If you are lucky enough to be in Laos at this time, then head on up for an amazing weekend!


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