September

  • Boun Khao Salak Ancestor Festival Day
    Boun Khao Salak Ancestor Festival Day
    This is for offerings to be made for dead ancestors to obtain merit. Popular and exciting longboat-racing competitions are held to celebrate the River. This festival is held during the tenth full moon of the lunar calendar.
     
  • Boun Khao Padabdin (Rice Growing Festival) and Boat Racing Festival
    Boun Khao Padabdin (Rice Growing Festival) and Boat Racing Festival
    At the Khao Padabdin ceremony day, people visit local temples to make offerings to dead ancestors as well as to share merit-making. This festival includes boat racing on the Nam Khan River and a trade fair in Luang Prabang World Heritage town.
  • Boun Khao Phansa
    Boun Khao Phansa
    It is the traditional three month "rains retreat" during which Buddhist monks are expected to stay in their own temple to study the Buddha’s teaching as well as meditating.