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Lao New Year


Located: Iowa State Fairgrounds

The Lao New Year also called "Songkran" or "Pi Mai" is celebrated April 14th -April 16th.  The New Year Celebration will consist of a live band, dancing, and the traditional beauty pageant, also known as the Nangsangkhan pageant, where 7 girls are selected, each symbolizing one of the King Kabinlaphrom's seven daughters and 1 is crowned Miss Pimai (Miss Lao New Year.)

 

Earlier Event: February 21
Boun Masaka Boo Sa