Laos 2021

2021 events are subject to Covid-19 restrictions

JANUARY
01 New Year’s Day
31 Boun Khao Chii (Makhaboussa Day) festival held on the third full moon of the lunar calendar

FEBRUARY
15 – 18 Sayaburi Elephant Festival
16 Chinese New Year

MARCH
08 International Women’s Day

APRIL
14 – 16 Boun Pi Mai (Lao New Year)

MAY
01 International Labor Day

JUNE
01 International Children’s Day

JULY
20 Lao Women Union’s Day
24 Boun Khao Pansa (Buddhist Lent – fasting begins)

SEPTEMBER
09 Boun Ho Khao Padabdin (half-term of Buddhist lent)
09 Boat Racing Festival on Nam Khan River in Luang Prabang
24 Boun Khao Salak (day to celebrate ancestors)

OCTOBER
21 Boat Racing Festival  in Vientiane
24 Boun Ok Pansa (end of Buddhist Lent – fasting ends)
25 Boun Heau Fai (fire boat festival – one of the most spiritual days of the year)

NOVEMBER
15 – 22 That Luang Stupa Festival

DECEMBER
02  Lao National Day
07 Luang Prabang International Film Festival
24 Christmas Day
30 – 31 New Year Days

Time / Weather

Laos - Luang Prabang
84°
broken clouds
humidity: 88%
wind: 17mph WSW
H 84 • L 84
97°
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96°
Mon
96°
Tue
92°
Wed
Laos - Vientiane
70°
broken clouds
humidity: 41%
wind: 3mph ESE
H 67 • L 62
84°
Sun
85°
Mon
90°
Tue
83°
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