Hundreds of People Celebrate Chinese New Year in Vientiane | Lao Tribune

Hundreds of People Celebrate Chinese New Year in Vientiane

(KPL) Hundreds of people turned out at National Culture Hall in Vientiane for the celebration of Chinese New Year, also known as Luna New Year, on Feb 10.

The opening of the two-day celebration witnessed the presence of Head of the Party Central Committee Propaganda and Training Board Kikeo Khaykhamphithoune, Minister of Energy and Mines and Chairman of Lao-Chinese Friendship Association Khammany Inthilath Chinese Ambassador to Laos Wang Wentian and invited guests.

In the front yard of the hall, booths were set for diverse Chinese traditional cuisines. The booths were elegantly decorated with typically red Chinese lamps.

The audience, comprised mostly of Chinese nationals residing in Vientiane, was attracted by a variety of colorful shows and explosion of light and sound performed by China’s Jinan Arts Troupe.

The climax was the arrival of Blooming Life, the Magic Space, and Standing on the Hill shows.

The break of each session was replaced with lucky draws for prizes for audience members. The prizes included a round trip air ticket for tourist attractions in China and smart phones.

This wonderful event has come to an end happily as Chinese people around the world are entering the new era Year of the Dogs.

Source: Lao News Agency