Vientiane capital city and other Lao localities are working hard to prepare for the festival, to take place in mid-April. Many cities and provinces have also outlined plans to lure domestic and foreign visitors.

Water splashing - an activity at the festival

In the ancient capital of Luang Prabang, one of the famous tourist destinations in the country, festive activities will last from April 11 to 20, targeting both domestic and foreign holidaymakers, according to local authorities.

The festival is expected to help achieve the target of serving 1.4 million international tourists set by the Lao government this year.

Source: VNA