Bunpimay Festival or New Year in Laos
Bunpimay Festival is organized when the sky seems to be bluer and higher, large rivers are filled with water symbolizing prosperity for the new year…
New Year of Laos in Laotian language: ປີ ລາວ ໃຫມ່ or Bunpimay Festival follows the Buddhism calendar because of in Laos, since longtime, Buddhism became the state religion. The people will throw water on each other to ask for good luck and peace for the whole year. As countries: Thailand and Cambodia, the Bunpimay holiday brings freshness, prosperity for all things, purity, prosperity, happiness of human life. Bunpimay is an opportunity to nurture and to develop the folk arts.
Bunpimay Festival in Laos takes place in three days. People clean houses, roads ... during the first day which is also the last day of the old year.