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PACHYDERM PARTY (ELEPHANT FESTIVAL)
Venue: Sayabouly Province
As a living icon with important symbolic connotations and historical associations in Laos, the elephant is an animal dear to the hearts of the Lao people. The Elephant festival is a celebration of culture and traditional ties between Lao communities and elephant as well as drawing attention to the endangered status of this charismatic species the Elephant festival is a free, all-ages event with activities including a majestic elephant procession with up to 100 elephants, a traditional elephant Baci ceremony, fruit and flower offerings, monks’ blessing, mahout and elephant shows, live performances  from Lao and foreign artists, a night market and outdoor elephant museum visitor will have the opportunity to see documentary films on a large outdoor screen and enjoy live performance on the main stage or go for an elephant ride in the Neighbouring forest.
 
Useful Link: http://festival.elefantasia.org
 

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EVENTS: International New Year's Day  International Children's Day  National Tree Planting Day  Luang Prabang Half Marathon  Laos Handicraft Festival  Lao National Day  Luang Prabang Film Festival  

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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