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Vientiane Culture Tour: Experience the Ancient Baci Ceremony

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  • Participate in the traditional Lao Baci Ceremony while providing support for Lao women with disabilities..Learn about Lao culture and life in Vientiane as you explore the Lao Disabled Women's Development Centre..Browse beautiful locally made handicrafts.
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Lao Disabled Women's Development Centre is an exciting new destination in Vientiane. In a beautiful garden setting, it is situated on the banks of the Mekong just down the road from the Friendship Bridge. Women with disabilities come from all over Laos to live and study here, gaining life skills and vocational training to empower them to set up an independent life. Here, visitors can learn about Lao culture, meet some inspiring women and support a fantastic cause. Funded almost entirely through donations, your tour will provide crucial support to help us continue enabling the disabled in Laos.On this tour, you will have an opportunity to experience the traditional Baci Ceremony, an ancient Lao custom involving the tying of holy cotton threads to bless the recipient and ensure good luck on their journey. After, visit the Showroom to learn more about disability in Laos and shop for beautiful handicrafts made by Lao Disabled Women's Development Centre staff and graduate students. Enjoy a delicious lunch made fresh with vegetables from the Lao Disabled Women's Development Centre's garden.
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