Sunday, 2 October 2016

EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY IN ESAN AND LAOS
(FESTIVALS AND CELEBRATIONS)

Today, some photos of some of the most important events celebrated in Esan and Laos. Of course, most of those festivities are related to buddhism.

BUN BANG FAI
Villagers dancing during the parade.
Bun bang fai parades in Laos (left) and Esan (right)

SONGKRAN
Procession in Esan during Songkran (Buddhist new year) festivities.
Prayers and the traditional Luang prabang figures of Phou Gneu, Singkeo and Gna Gneu
during new year festivities.

KHAO PANSA
 Sculpted candles and procession during the Khao Pansa celebrations (here in Ubon Ratchatani)

PHI TA KHON
Ghost costumes and parade of Phi Ta Khon (here in Dansai)

LOI KRATHONG
Canoe race and lantern dance (both in Laos) during the loi krathong celebrations.

CORONATION OF THE KING OF LUANG PRABANG
 King Sisavang Vong coronation day.
Celebrations during the coronation of His Majesty The King Sisavang Vong (1904)

Thao Suranari celebrations in Korat

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