The Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre (TAEC) in Luang Prabang has opened the “Voices of the Wind: Traditional Instruments in Laos” exhibition, after more than two years of extensive research and documentation in remote regions of northern Laos.
Submitted 6 days 20 hours ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.
Minister of Informational, Culture and Tourism Dr Bosengkham Vongdara spent two days discussing final preparations for a UNESCO inspection of the Plain of Jars to be held later this month by International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) experts.
Submitted 6 days 19 hours ago by Bernie Rosenbloom.
Outspan, one of the major world coffee producers and suppliers, is planning to expand its coffee plantations in the southern Laos Champasak Province as the demand for coffee consumption in the world shoots up, according to a company official.
Luang Prabang welcomed 540,542 tourists in the first eight months of 2018, up 20.25% over the same period in 2017. Of the total, 408,700 were foreign visitors, according to provincial official, Soulathip Norkhounphon.