That Luang festival

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A country where Buddhism is considered to be the national religion, festivals take place year round. That Luang is the biggest religious festival , highlight their featured culture and attract various tribes around the country as well as people from northeast Thailand and international tourists.

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Locating on the high and wide flat in the East of Vientiane, That Luang is the biggest pagoda tower and one of the most beautiful in Laos; Representing Laotians creative mind, That Luang was built in  XVI century when the  Lạn Xạng Kingdom (Millions of Elephants) moved from Luong Prabang to Vientiane.

It is said that That Luang is one of the rarest Buddhism pagodas in the world that store Sariira of Shakyamuni Buddha when he entered Nirvana. Letters from ancient, which have been stored for thousands of years, recorded that in year 236 Buddist calendar, was built the pagoda. When Buddhist become national belief and Vientiane became the new capital, along with building, castle, palace, city and so on. King Xệtthảthilạt restored That Luang by building new towers surrounding the old ones with upgraded architecture that has been reserved until presence.

When Buddhist become national belief and Vientiane became the new capital, along with building, castle, palace, city and so on. King Xệtthảthilạt restored That Luang by building new towers surrounding the old ones with upgraded architecture that has been reserved until presence.The tower platform has the square shape, the north and south edges width 68m, east and west edges width 69m, the platform is decorated around by 332  pagoda-tree leave shape. The main tower highs 50 yards together with 30 smaller ones standing around symbol for Buddha’s life 30 years suffering before entering Navari. On the tower little offset the line of text Bali famous write the commandments Buddhist.

The tower platform has the square shape, the north and south edges width 68m, east and west edges width 69m, the platform is decorated around by 332  pagoda-tree leave shape. The main tower highs 50 yards together with 30 smaller ones standing around symbol for Buddha’s life 30 years suffering before entering Navari. On the tower little offset the line of text Bali famous write the commandments Buddhist.

That Luang festival via wikipedia 

That Luang festival 

Festival That Luang happening in those days December of  Buddhist calendar, a week-long and end the day a full of the month. The That Luang this year as well as every year, beside main holiday in religious beliefs, fair galleries or kioses also serve service, selling typical goods of Laos.There are thousands of exhibition houses sell goods that are from agricultural, diabetes manual industries or local products,…

There are thousands of exhibition houses sell goods that are from agricultural, diabetes manual industries or local products,…
The fair this year was held in two places: That Luang Square and center trade fair International Labor “ITECC” in the capital Vientiane; besides “Made in Laos” products, visitors are also easily able to find out Vietnam, China, and Thailand goods.Main holiday will start from afternoon 31/10 and lasts continuously for the rest of month 2/11 (15/12 Buddhist

Main holiday will start from afternoon 31/10 and lasts continuously for the rest of month 2/11 (15/12 Buddhist calenda) To bless the good of all, the harmony between heaven and earth, mountains and rivers and divine.One of the main features of the ceremony is the Luong Procession Phan Bay from the Xuyang Mother Temple to the Luong. Phan Phong is a temple which has architecture model made of spongy material, surrounded by flowers. At the tip of nine white lotus flowers, around the tower, there are fringes of flowers or money meaning the same as the practice of burning houses, money … for ancestors of Vietnamese.

One of the main features of the ceremony is the Luong Procession Phan Bay from the Xuyang Mother Temple to the Luong. Phan Phong is a temple which has architecture model made of spongy material, surrounded by flowers. At the tip of nine white lotus flowers, around the tower, there are fringes of flowers or money meaning the same as the practice of burning houses, money … for ancestors of Vietnamese.

When arriving in Luang Pang, the processors will carry Phan Seng Phou around the Lu Luong three rounds before stopping at the altar hall and receiving the master in a form of formal, serious, respectful. According to custom, each family, village or group of people … can all together make a rice paddy.On the morning of December 15 (Buddhist calendar), thousands of monks from all over Laos will go to Luong, sitting along the road to Buddhist, giving include sticky rice, candy, sweets …

On the morning of December 15 (Buddhist calendar), thousands of monks from all over Laos will go to Luong, sitting along the road to pagoda, giving sticky rice, candy, sweets …Participating in the festival. A lot of leaders from Government, National Assembly, Leaders of ministries, branches, Vientiane city government and guests from all over the world.

Participating in the festival, there are many leaders from the Party, State, Government, National Assembly, Leaders of ministries, branches, Vientiane city government and guests from all over the world. Entertainment, culture, sports, merchandising, exhibitions parts are held outside of

Entertainment, culture, sports, merchandising, exhibitions parts are held outside of pagoda campus. In performing at the festival, Laotian people specialize in displaying traditional folk melodies with traditional Lao customs such as singing poetry, local dances such as Sa La Van, Si Phan Don, Tiw Vai …In particular, visitors to the Bun Baptist Club are very interested in performing “Hockey”, a formal folk game in the festival in the presence of a public official. When divided into two sides, Red shirts represent officials and white or stripped peasants are farmers. Each match is divided into 3 innings, each half is 20-30 minutes and is estimated …

In particular, visitors to the Bun Baptist Club are very interested in performing “Hockey”, a formal folk game in the festival in the presence of a public official. When divided into two sides, Red shirts represent officials and white or stripped peasants are farmers. Each match is divided into 3 innings, each half is 20-30 minutes and is estimated …According to belief

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According to belief

The last night of the festival candle-lit will take place when thousands of Buddhists holding the candle lighted, walking around the grass inside the campus of Luong, create a beautiful scene to fanciful, increased The sacred air of the area that has hidden the many mysteries of the country Elephant.

The last night of the festival candle-lit will take place when thousands of Buddhists holding the candle lighted, walking around the grass inside the campus of Luong, create a beautiful scene to fanciful, increased The sacred air of the area that has hidden the many mysteries of the country Elephant.Every year, the festival will end with a colorful fireworks competition as visitors promise not to forget next year.

Every year, the festival will end with a colorful fireworks competition as visitors promise not to forget next year.Traditionally, if every year the officials won the farmer’s side, the country will be sad, people do not eat well, so each year the white shirt or stripped bare won. In addition, “Tị khi” also has the meaning of peace, prosperous rain, fresh crops, on the harmony, peaceful country, people are warm,

Traditionally, if every year the officials won the farmer’s side, the country will be sad, people do not eat well, so each year the white shirt or stripped bare won. In addition, “Tị khi” also has the meaning of peace, prosperous rain, fresh crops, on the harmony, peaceful country, people are warm, an abolition of hate, united reunion building together Make the village country prosperous happy.

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