Laos

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Alcoholic Drinks in Laos

Beer Lao Brewery Co (LBC), located on the outskirts of Vientiane, produces the very drinkable Bia Lao, the Romanized name for which is 'Beerlao' (sometimes , spelt 'Beer Lao'). A draught version (bia sot: fresh beer) is so far available only in bars in Vientiane, and like all Beerlao contains 5% alcohol.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Lao New Year

Pi Mai Lao or Lao New year is the liveliest holiday of the year and one that everyone looks forward to, as it is a time when many people visit their families all over the country.

SHORT INFORMATION

Laos Education

Laos Education has gone through a number of stages, from being the weakest sector to the improvements seen in recent times. The Buddhist way of teaching was the first form of education in Laos.