Lao Culture

Dates of Significance

  • New Year’s Day (1st of January)
  • Boun Khoun Khao (varies each year, usually in January or February)
  • Anniversary of the Party (3rd of February)
  • Boun Phra Wet Sandone (varies each year, usually in March)
  • Boun Phima Lao – Lao New Year (varies each year, usually in April)
  • Labour Day (1st of May)
  • Boun Visakha Boucha (varies each year, usually in mid-May).
  • Children’s Day (1st of June)
  • Birthday of Prince Souphanouvong (13th of July)
  • Free Lao Day (13th of August)
  • Constitution Day (15th of August)
  • Liberation Day (23rd of August)
  • Teachers Day (7th of October)
  • Freedom from the French Day (12th of October)
  • National Day (2nd of December)
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