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Alisa Gallery Brings French Urban Art to Vientiane

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For the first time in Asia, the Alisa Gallery headed by Alisa Phommahaxay, one of the curator associates for Art42, invites seven French artists from this collection to show their work. Entitled “Art42, Hors Les Murs // Extramural : Vientiane,” the event will be held from the 

VangVieng Music Festival 2 Sets Out To Make Entertainment History

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Those unlucky people who missed the Vangvieng Music Fest organized by Samart Event Organizer last week will get the chance to attend the Vangvieng Music Festival 2 hosted by Lao Bangfai and Lao Pride Records this weekend.

Taking place on December 23-24 at the Lom Cave in Vangvieng, everyone will …

First Lao ICT Expo 2016 Kicks Off in Vientiane

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The Lao ICT Expo 2016 kicked off yesterday featuring an exhibition of new applications, devices, telecom operators, e-commerce businesses and finance technology.

The expo is hosted by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and will take place from December 14-18 at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane.

Present at the …

Luang Prabang Handicrafts Festival Attracts more Visitors

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Luang Prabang Handicrafts Festival has attracted more than 3,000 local and foreign visitors since the event began on December 4.

The weeklong festival is being organised by Luang Prabang Handicrafts Association and before it concludes on December 11 it is hoped they will be able to attract at least 9,000 …

Xayaboury Prepares for Annual Elephant Festival

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Almost 70 elephants will feature in Xayaboury’s annual elephant festival from February 13-19, aiming to promote the province’s colourful culture and local livelihoods.

The aim of the festival is preserve the culture and livelihoods of Lao people who work with elephants. Elephants are a longstanding part of the nation’s history …

Laos, Australia Further Strengthen Customs Cooperation

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Laos and Australia concluded a customs related agreement in Vientiane last week, aiming to promote customs-to-customs ties between the two countries.

According to a press release from the Australia Embassy in Vientiane, Australian Border Force Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg is visiting the region to further cooperation on countering the trade in …

PM to Attend Development Triangle Summit in Cambodia

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Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will lead a Lao delegation to attend the 9th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area Summit, taking place from November 22-24 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The participation of Mr Thongloun and his delegation is in response to an invitation from Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to …

ASEAN Governors, Mayors Agree to Enhance their Capital Cities

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Governors and Mayors of ASEAN capital cities have adopted the theme ‘Commitment and Responsibility of ASEAN Capitals for ASEAN Integration’, which covers four main sub-themes.

The sub-themes are: creating ASEAN capitals as liveable cities; ensuring public security; the preservation and promotion of traditional and cultural heritage and promotion of tourism; …