Apr 14–16

laos BOUN PI MAI LAOS (Lao New Year)

Asian Geographic - - WEST ASIA -

Be­sides pray­ing and per­form­ing cleans­ing rit­u­als, the three-day cel­e­bra­tion in­cludes fes­tiv­i­ties like grand pa­rades with lo­cals dressed in tra­di­tional cos­tumes; ele­phant pro­ces­sions; wa­ter fights on the streets; and in­dul­gence in street food.

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