Sabaidee Pii Mai!

Lao American Organization of Elgin (LAOE) would like to thank the community and all volunteers for coming together to celebrate the Lao New Year 2557, Year of the Horse. We had a great time showcasing Lao culture, dance, music, and food. Over 200 people attended this event and everyone had a great time. Here are some pictures captured by James Harvey Photography.

 

traditional Laotian dance!

traditional Laotian dance!

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Laotian Dancers

Laotian Dancers

Baci ceremony!

Baci ceremony!

 Mayor Kaptain and Laotian Elders from Elgin!

Mayor Kaptain and Laotian Elders from Elgin!

Volunteers that came all the way from NIU Dekalb, IL

Volunteers that came all the way from NIU Dekalb, IL

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