Community, Fashion, Lao Music

Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011 Concert Morlum Noy and Lao Fashion Show

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/26303661 w=515&h=290] Click here to view this video on YouTube It's not easy shooting a video when people keep blocking the stage, I did the best I could and hope you will enjoy. I gave up my seat to my sister to get a better shot of the fashion show near the stage, and only… Continue reading Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011 Concert Morlum Noy and Lao Fashion Show

Community, Lao Music

Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011 Concert Forn Lao Pan

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/26255026 w=515&h=290] Click here to view this video on YouTube Vannasone Keodara passing a microphone to the next generation of Lao-American announcer, she is adorable and funny.  The crowd loved her. Forn Lao Pan is a Lao classical dance. The dancers are adorable, you have to watch the video to see their moves.

Community, Lao Music

Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011 Concert Lao Local Singers

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/26238774 w=515&h=290] Click here to view this video on YouTube [vimeo http://vimeo.com/26245583 w=515&h=290] Click here to view this video on YouTube [vimeo http://vimeo.com/26701816 w=515&h=290] Click here to view this video on YouTube She is the Lao Classical Dance instructor. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/26244523 w=515&h=290] Click here to view this video on YouTube

Community, Lao Music, Travel

Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011 Concert Lao Canada Band

I wish I could have recorded the whole show for the Lao Canada Band, absolutely love their music especially their classic French song. I was down to my last SD Card, and had to be extra careful since we had Virginia Beach trip ahead of us. I brought with me 3 - 16GB, 1 -… Continue reading Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011 Concert Lao Canada Band

Community, Lao Music, Thai Music

Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011 Concert Baitaung Channgam

I look forward to the concert at Wat Lao Buddhavong every year.  Looking from my perspective I don't see the whole big picture but cropped images and clips of the stage, the view from where I sat was not bad at all.  I used my telephoto lens to shoot images and video clips this year.… Continue reading Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011 Concert Baitaung Channgam

Buddhism, Community, Food, Lao Music, Lao Tradition, Thai Music, Travel

Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011

Click here to view this video on YouTube This is our fifth year attending the July 4th celebration at Wat Lao Buddhavong in Catlett Virginia, and this year fell on Saturday July 2nd and July 3rd. We got to Wat on Friday evening and the kids were looking forward to the event for several months… Continue reading Wat Lao Buddhavong July 2, 2011

Lao Music, Thai Music

The Annual Festival at Wat Lao Buddhavong by Vailmedia

Here is a video by vailmedia of the July 4th event at Wat Lao Buddhavong. I had a great seat in front, as I was watching the video, it's funny that I spot myself. Here are 2 screen shots from the video, I'm at the bottom right hand corner wearing a brown blouse.  🙂 This… Continue reading The Annual Festival at Wat Lao Buddhavong by Vailmedia

Community, Lao Music, Lao Tradition

Kean Lao Demonstration at Wat Lao Buddhavong July 3, 2010

The Kean is a Lao music, for some of us it might be unheard of that this used to be the instrument of choice in courtship rituals.  It was commonly used by a young man to serenade by playing the Kean music.  The Kean is still a part of our Lao tradition, it is often… Continue reading Kean Lao Demonstration at Wat Lao Buddhavong July 3, 2010