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BOUN KHAO CHI (MAKHABOUCHA)
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This festival is held during the third full moon of the lunar calendar at the "Wat" (temple) in the morning for the purposeof commemorating the speech given by Buddha to 1,250 enlightened monks. Temple goers circumnavigate the Wat three times with candles in a ceremony known as vien tian. Boun Khao Chi - special bread of sticky rice, coated with egg and then grilled, is made and offered to the monks. This offering occurs during Makhaboucha.
 

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FESTIVALS: 
Wat Phou Festival  Sikhottabong Festival  The Elephant Festival  Boun Khao Chi  Makhaboucha  Boun Khoun Khao  Boun Khoun Lan  Rice Ceremony  Boun Phavet  Boun Pi Mai Lao  Lao New Year  Boun Bang Fai  Rocket Festival  Boun Visakhaboucha  Asalahaboucha Day  Boun Khao Phansa  Buddhist Lent  Boun Khao Padabdin  Rice Growing Festival  Boun Khao Salak  Naga Rocket  Boun Ok Phansa  End of Buddhist Lent  Lhai Heua Fai  That Luang Festival  Hmong New Year   That Inghang Festival
 

 

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