Lao students in Son La province celebrate New Year festival
At the celebration of the Lao traditional New Year festival Bunpimay (Photo: VNA)
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 rituals.
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 Laos.
Eight northern Lao provinces have friendly relations and signed comprehensive cooperation agreements with Son La./.