May

  • Boun Visakha Bu Saar (Full Moon)
    Boun Visakha Bu Saar (Full Moon)
    Starting on the day of the sixth lunar month, this cerebration commemorates the birth, enlightenment and parinibbana (death) of Buddha. The festival is based and visitors can see chanting and sermonizing at night followed by beautiful candlelight processions.
  • Boun Bang Fai “Rocket Festival”
    Boun Bang Fai “Rocket Festival”
    Various villages throughout the country take part in one the most boisterous festivals on the Lao calendar. This festival dated back to pre-Buddhist times and featuring homemade rockets that are fired into the clouds to ask for rain as well as it amidst a great deal of raucous chanting and merry making.