THE JOY OF BEING
Laotians, our tradition
& culture encourage us to give whenever
we can as demonstrate in alms giving or
simply known as Tugbath.
Every month there is big ceremony and
festival at local temple known as Heed 12.
In the southern part of Laos where
there is at least one temple for every
village therefore one big festival is
guarantee every month.
This monthly event is
known in Lao simply as Boun.
Well, these big events usually happen
around our village.
I guess they must have taken turn to
what do we do during festive day?
There are plenty to do and see:
movie, lumleaung, morlum, live band,
food, drink, people, monks, abbots, and of
course beautiful women.
Here is a collection of
Lums from one of Lao recogisable Morlum,
These are actually songs from her
first album produced by Dr. Pao Saykeo from
Recorded at the Galaxy Studio in
1991, Sydney Australia.
Music by Kit & The Galaxy Band.
This is a message from
“Thank you very much for your
support for this special girl who has
developed an extra-ordinary talent.
She has used her disability to make
her dream come true”.
Indeed after the released of her
first album, she has escalated into stardom
and toured within Australia, America, and
Thongvone wants to
delicate this album to all the young
Laotians around the World and it carries her
special personal message.
“What the mind can conceive you can
achieve.” And “You need a vision not an
eye to succeed”.
a gifted singer Thongvone Khunnara has done a disappearing act for some times. Those who
have short memories let us flash you back a few years.
Thongvone was so famous after the release of her third album. At parties, functions or
concerts all you can hear was her songs. She toured France, America and did some concerts
with LaoPress & Entertainment in Sydney, Australia.
LaoPress & Entertainment Group decided to re-release her third album. The entire
songs in CD have been digitally re-mastered. The quality will be top class. Well, if you
lost, damaged, or havent had a chance to get one this is your opportunity. This is
red, red hot.
For those who wonder how she has been doing. We did have a chat with her
recently. She has been doing great and some day she likes to record another
album. She is still living in Sydney, Australia but has moved to bigger and
- Nowmok (CD3)
- Puxialiji (CD 3)
- Sangkane yamlek (CD II - Lum)
- Vanviva (Special occasion song for
- Lum Salavan