Lao New Year – Pii Mai (ປີໃໝ່, [piː´māi]) – is the biggest festival in Laos and is celebrated extensively all over the country. This is the one time in the year that truly everybody in the country … Read more Read more
Our time here is flying by. Every day is another adventure with different tasks and challenges to manage. It is very rewarding and a lot of fun to work with the teachers and the pupils. Additionally to the tandem-teacher program, … Read more Read more
Sabaidee Laos! Our journey started on Saturday 17th of February, when we all met at Frankfurt airport to fly to Vientiane. After 30 hours of travelling we finally arrived in Vientiane, where Lea Herrmann (one of our predecessors … Read more Read more
Many boys and young men in Laos still play the traditional ball game “kator” (in Lao), or “sepak takraw” (เซปักตะกร้อ [seːpàk tàkrɔ̂ː] in Thai), meaning “kick the braided ball”). Kator dates back to around 1500 and is … Read more Read more
Hello! My name is Outh and I’m sixteen years old.
I was born in Luangphanxay village, Xaysomboun district, Vientiane province. There are 5 people in my family. I have one older sister and one younger sister and my father … Read more Read more
On September 6th, 2017, Mr Khamsavay Gnommilavong took up the position of the new “Acting Director” of the Lao-German Technical College (LGTC), since the previous director, Mr Somlith Virivong, was asked to work in the Ministry of Education … Read more Read more