Every year the square around the Golden Stupa in Vientiane turns into a huge hype for almost a week: During the country’s most important Buddhist festival, the That Luang Festival, the city is in a kind of a state of emergency.
Tag: Local Festivals
Songkran is the traditional New Year of Thailand. The holiday Songkran is celebrated every year from April 13th to 15th. Originally the term Songkran is a Sanskrit word and refers to the transition of the sun from one sign of the zodiac to the next.