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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, before the Rocket Festival summons the rain.  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, the famed Luang Prabang Film Festival, music festivals

X-Race in Vang Vieng, Laos

The Vang Vieng X-Race

The X-Race 2023 in Vang Vieng is coming! With 4 events ranging from a 5km fun run up to the 30km all terrain challenge, there are options for all runners. The X-Race will be held on the 13th August and registrations are now open. Read on for more details.

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

Enjoy the beautiful temples, saffron-robed monks, and deep-rooted Buddhist traditions of Luang Prabang & its Ok Phansa Festival of Lights. Between the spectacularly lit-up temples, hand-crafted lanterns and offerings, and a sense of peace and serenity throughout the town. Its a must see festival.

Vang Vieng Music Festival 2023

Vang Vieng Music Festival 2023

The annual Vang Vieng Music Festival is back with dates set for 23-24 December 2023, 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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