Festivals

Festivals and holidays in Laos are mostly linked to the Theravada Buddhism and the agricultural calendar.

January
International New Year

February
Makka Busa
Vietnamese Tet and Chinese New Year

March
Boun Pha Wet

April
Lao New Year (Boun Pi Mai)

May
Viasakha Busa
Rocket Festival (Boun Bang Fai)

July
Boun Khao Phansa

August / September
Haw Khao Padap Din (Full Moon)

October / November
Boun Awk Pansa
Boun Nam

November
Boun That Luang (That Luang Festival, Full Moon)

December
Lao National Day (2 December)

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