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Speech contest

Young people are invited to take part in this contest by speaking on the theme: “Child’s right to a healthy planet: It starts with me”. Participants must be aged 6-30 and give a four-minute speech in Lao.
When: Applications accepted until June 5.
Where: Apply online at

For more information, call 020-55400099

Job & marketing fair

Everyone is invited to this event, which will feature companies, informative talks, quizzes, a fashion show of garments made from recycled materials, stage performances, and food and beverages sold by students.
When: June 6-9
Where: Pakpasack Technical College, Vientiane

Design competition
The FAR Learning Center invites

Design students to compete and show their skills in numerous topics: health related design, gender inclusion, impact on elderly, disabled groups, climate adaptation, safety and affordability. The prize is more than 20 million kip. The winner will have a chance to showcase their work in South Korea.
When: Application opens until June 13
Where: Apply at the Faculty of
Architectures, National University of Laos or Facebook page: Far Learning Center
Tel: 020 5813 7125, 020 9193 2051

Walk in aid of No Tobacco Day

The Ministry of Health is partnering with WHO, UNDP and SEATCA to invite members of the public to take part in a walk in Vientiane to mark World No Tobacco Day. Come along to walk and learn how you can pro-tect your friends and family from the harms of tobacco. Remember to bring a raincoat and a reusable water bottle.

When and Where: The walk will take place on June 3 at That Luang Lake Park at 6am.

Hor Phakeo Museum 

This ancient temple was first built in 1565 during the reign of King Saysethathirath to house the Emerald Buddha and was the king’s personal place of worship.
When: Open daily 8am-12noon; 1pm-4pm
Where: Setthathirath Road, Chanthabouly district, Vientiane

National Museum

The Royal Palace Museum in Luang Prabang (also known as Haw Kham or Golden Hall) was once Laos’ Royal Palace and houses a lot of interesting historical items. Built in 1904, it features a blend of Lao and French styles.
When: The museum is open daily from 8-11:30am and 1-3.30pm.
Where: Located in the centre of Luang Prabang, opposite Mount Phousi.

Vat Sisaket Museum

Vat Sisaket Museum in Vientiane is famous for its cloister wall housing thousands of tiny Buddha images and rows of hundreds of seated Buddhas. These images mainly date from the 16th and 19th centuries and come in all sizes and are made from wood, stone and bronze.
When: Open daily from 8am-4pm
Where: Setthathirath Road

Running races

The Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone will host a half marathon of 21.1 km and a mini half marathon of 10.5 km to promote sports competition and mark the 36th International Anti-Drug Day. The zone management will award prizes worth about 1.3 billion kip (2.7 million Thai baht) to the winners of the races.
When: June 26, from 4am to 11am.
Where: Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, Bokeo province
Register by June 20 on WhatsApp: 22882068/99553256 or http://www.taodoi.com

Khaen playing competition

The Sala Sujipuli Culture Center invites children between the ages of 7 to 18 years old to this competition to promote young children’s skill and preserve traditional culture, such as Khaen playing and music. The winner will receive 2 million kip in cash.
When: Application opens until June 23. The competition will held on June 24 from 8am to 4pm
Where: Apply online at: https://drive.google.com/.../1nst5niRed1ZdaGdvPVm.../view...
The competition will take place at Le Padaek restaurant at Naxay village, Xaysettha district, Vientiane.
More information call: 020 58761352

Free eye surgery

People with vision problems are invited to register for free treatment by a Chinese surgical team at the 103 Hospital.
When: Surgery available from June 6 until July 14.
Where: 103 Hospital, Vientiane
For more information call 020 9101 5953,
0205541 5170 or 020 5597 9797



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