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Events & Festivals in Vientiane Capital, Laos

Boun Ok Phansa and Boat Racing Festival
This festival is held after the monks’ three-month fast and rain retreat (Boun Khao Pansa) has ended. At dawn on the first day, donations and offerings are made at temples around the city. In the evening, candlelight processions are held at temples and hundreds of colorful floats decorated with flowers, incense andcandles are set adrift down the Mekong River paying respect to the river spirit.
On the next day popular and exciting boat races are held to celebrate the   Mekong River

That Luang Festival
This religious festival is held in and around Thad Luang Stupa, the National Symbol of Laos, where hundreds of monks from all around the country gather to accept alms and floral votives from the people. The festival includes a grand fireworks display at night, and during the day, an international trade fair, showcasing tourism in Laos and other ASEAN countries as well as the Greater Mekong Sub-region.

The Thad Luang festival attracts Lao people and foreigners alike from around the world every year. It is the largest festival in Laos.

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