Lao students happily welcome Buon Pi Mai festival

By HUONG QUE TAY |

(QNO) - Over 200 Lao students and their Vietnamese classmates of Quang Nam University (QNU) happily participated in the Buon Pi Mai festival held on the evening of 14th April 2016 at the QNU.

Buon Pi Mai ceremony at the QNV
Buon Pi Mai ceremony at the QNV

Hand in hand, they enjoyed together a musical programme, learned about Laos’ traditional customs and Buon Pi Mai ceremony in the event. All Lao students warmly welcomed the Vietnamese delegates and friends with the Baci ceremony (the ritual of the Baci involves tying strings around a person’s wrist to preserve happiness, health and good luck. It’s a national traditional custom used to celebrate important events and occasions, like births,  marriages, New Year ever...).

The Baci ceremony to preserve happiness, health  and goodluck
The Baci ceremony to preserve happiness, health and goodluck

On this occasion, many leaders of the local authority and branches gave presents to Lao students, strengthening special solidarity and friendship between the two peoples Vietnamese and Lao.

By HUONG QUE TAY