Exhibition marks conclusion of peach pit carving workshop in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The National Institute of Fine Arts (NIFA) exhibited carved peach pits on Thursday at the conclusion of a special workshop conducted by a Chinese trainer.The carved pits were very beautiful and in many forms and sizes, such as Buddha images, flowers ...

Visith Teppalath

Champassak to host Intellectual Property Fair

CHAMPASSAK, Laos (Vientiane Times/ANN) -The Ministry of Science and Technology held a press conference last Friday to announce the programme of the Intellectual Property Fair 2019 which will take place in Champassak province from April 24-28.The fair will feature about 162 booths promoting Laos and ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Laos, Thailand promote wooden art products through craft exchanges

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Wooden sculptural items made in Laos must rely on foreign markets for greater sales, a senior official of the National Institute of Fine Arts said yesterday.Dr Maysing Chanthaboutdy was speaking at the opening ceremony of a Lao-Thai cross-cultural craft workshop held ...

News Desk

“Champa Ban” Awarded Best Film At International Miami Film Festival

(KPL) The first Lao-Chinese film “Champa Ban” or “Blossoming Champa” (frangipani) has been awarded the best cooperation film at the International Miami Film Festival held in USA on Jun 4-7, 2018. More ...

Soukthavy Thephavong

US-Based Filmmaker Raises Funds for Feature Documentary on the Secret War in Laos

Filmmaker and Pulitzer fellow Erin McGoff is currently running a ​30-day Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign​ to help raise part of $37,000 to finish her ambitious documentary featuring the secret bombing campaign in Laos, which was the scene of an intense yet clandestine proxy war during the Vietnam Conflict.More ...

The Laotian Times

American Filmmaker Promotes Entrepreneurship In Laos

(KPL) A U.S. documentary filmmaker visited Vientiane from May 11-16 to show her film about entrepreneurship and discuss ways to promote small businesses in the Lao PDR.  More  ...


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