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One moment in time: The March “Oktoberfest” (October festival) in Vientiane

We had some special guests from Germany only two weeks after our own arrival: The trombone choir “Floss”, named after their hometown. Fifteen brass musicians from Bavaria arrived on the 27th of February and stayed in Laos for a whole … Read more

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Pre-Christmas visit #1: Board member of “Angels for Children” Lars Engel in Laos

Despite his full schedule as one of the two managing directors of BHS Corrugated, Lars Engel (board member of AfC and brother of Christian Engel) visited Laos for two days during a business trip to Asia. The foundation staff and … Read more

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Two Lao weddings

Is there a better way to get to know the Lao spirit of trust, love, and intimate togetherness than being part of a traditional Lao wedding ceremony? We were the lucky ones who got that chance. There was a lot … Read more

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My first impressions – by Anika Broghammer

My trip to Laos started with one backpack full of clothes and chocolate and a second big travel bag packed with folders, Christmas cookies and teaching material. Coming from Germany and only knowing very little about Laos, I had low … Read more

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Teachers’ Day – A day to celebrate?!?

Interestingly Lao people have a bank holiday for teachers – “Teachers’ Day”. The Teachers’ Day, celebrated each year in October, is to honour the work that has been done by the teachers in education and in the community during the … Read more

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Day of German Unity – A weekend of singing and celebrating

Lucky us! We were invited by the German Embassy in Vientiane to join the reception at Don Chan Palace to commemorate 26 years of German reunification on the 3rd of October, since then the German National Holiday. The official … Read more

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