Lao students in Son La province celebrate New Year festival

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Sunday, April 14, 2019 – 18:32:00 Print

At the celebration of the Lao traditional New Year festival Bunpimay (Photo: VNA)

Son La (VNA) –
The Tay Bac University
held a programme on April 13 to celebrate the traditional New Year of Laos –
Bunpimay for hundreds of Lao students studying in the northwestern province of
Son La.

The annual Bunpimay festival often takes place
from April 13-16, becoming a cultural custom that has been practised for long
in Laos.

This year’s programme includes two parts: a
cultural exchange between Vietnamese and Lao students, and the festival’s

Vice rector of the university Doan Duc Lan said
the annual activity aims to forge connections between Vietnamese and Lao
students, through which tightening the solidarity and friendship between the
two countries in general.

The Tay Bac University is a prestigious training
centre of human resources, scientific research and technological transfer for

Eight northern Lao provinces have friendly
relations and signed comprehensive cooperation agreements with Son La.-VNA


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