Category Archives: Events


Miss Universe Laos 2018 Selected Without Contest

Miss Universe Laos 2018

The Miss Universe Laos Organization has officially announced its selection and appointment of On-anong Homsombath to represent Laos in the Miss Universe 2018 competition.

Miss On-anong was suddenly announced as the Miss Universe Laos representative today in a move that surprised many of the competition’s closest followers, who expressed concern at …

Latest Updates From the Luang Prabang Film Festival 2018

The Luang Prabang Film Festival (LPFF) has announced that its ninth annual event will take place on 7-12 December 2018. The festival, which celebrates Southeast Asian cinema every December in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang, Laos, will feature a range of feature film screenings, short film …

Actor Harrison Ford Visits Luang Prabang

Harrison Ford visits Luang Prabang

Actor Harrison Ford made a visit to Luang Prabang yesterday, stopping to make merit at Pha O temple and meeting with Sathou Onekeo Sittivong, the abbot of Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Pakkhan, and Wat Pha O, as well as being the Provincial Head of the Luang Prabang Buddhist Fellowship.…

Champa Meuanglao Launches “My Favorite Place” Photo Competition

My Favorite Place photo competition

Champa Meuanglao Magazine, together with Lao Airlines, is calling on photographers of all backgrounds and experience levels to enter their best single images of their favorite place in Laos for a chance to win free flights with Lao Airlines.

In line with the Visit Laos Year 2018 initiative, Champa Meuanglao

Five-Day Lao New Year Holiday Dates Announced

Lao New Year Holiday Dates

The government of Laos has announced that two extra days will be included as holidays in addition to the official three days of holidays for Lao New Year (Pi Mai) this year.

According to a notice issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, April 17 and 18 have been declared official …

Save the Date: 7th Annual European Food Festival – March 24th

The European Union Delegation to Laos, the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism and the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry have called on members of the public to save the date for this Saturday, the 24th of March, for the 7th Annual European Food Festival at the National …

Foreign Embassies Host Speed Mentoring Event for Lao Female Youth

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Canadian Embassy and Sinouk Café together with the French and US Embassies organized a Speed Mentoring event on the 6th of March at the French Institute of Vientiane, where more than 40 young Lao women were able to talk with twenty mentor role models who have achieved professional success.

Over 40 Lao …

Elephant Festival 2018 Launches

On the 17th of February, the annual Elephant Festival was launched in Sayaboury with the presences of President Bounyang Vorachit, Governor Phongsavanh Sitthavong, ministers of relevant ministries, distinguished guests, and local and foreign visitors.

“The celebration of this annual Elephant Festival is one of the most celebrated events in Laos. This festival aims …