A day out in the rice fields

Khmu Food - Luang Prabang - Laos

ພວກເຮົາໄດ້ເຂົ້າໄປໃນປ່າເກັບຜັກຫັກຫນໍ່ມາຈາກປ່າດົງດິບເພື່ອເອົາມາປຸງແຕ່ງມັນເປັນອາຫານຕາມແບບກືມຫມຸມັກກີນປົກກະຕິດ້ວຍຄວາມມ່ວນຊື່ນກັບທຳມະຊາດ.

We had a girl’s day out in the jungle and the rice fields. We hand-picked our ingredients from the jungle and our garden and cooked them Khmu style enjoying nature.

Jar lifting practice

Khmu Jar Lifting in Ban Lackpaed
“ຟ້ອນດາບຄາບໄຫ”

ຮີດຄອງປະເພນີແມ່ນໄດ້ຖືກຖ່າຍທອດໃຫ້ຄົນລຸ້ນ ໃຫ່ມໄດ້ປະຕິບັດແລະເຮັດຕາມຄົນລຸ້ນເກົ່າໄດ້ບອກສອນມາ. ການສະແດງນີ້ແມ່ນການສະແດງໂດຍກຸ່ມເຕັ້ນພື້ນເມືອງເຜົ່າກຶມຫມຸບ້ານ ຫລັກແປດ, ແຂວງຫລວງພະບາງ, ປະເທດລາວ.

The tradition and art of jar lifting is being passed to younger generations . This a demonstration performed by the Khmu Traditional Dance Group of Ban Lackpaed, Luang Prabang, Laos.

The jars are filled up with water and they are very heavy. However, this is not only pure strength but also a spiritual practice. The jar lifters whisper some secret words that enables them to connect with the spiritual world and lift the jars.

Ban Lakpaed Khmu dance practice

Ban Lackpaed Khmu Dance Group dancing on bamboo rods
ເຕັ້ນໄມ້ຄັບແຄັບ💃້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້້

ຄົນລຸ້ນໃຫ່ມແມ່ນໄດ້ສືບທອດ ການສະແດງສີລະປະວັນນະຄະດີແລະອືີ່ນໆ. ນີ້ແມ່ນໂຮງຮຽນສອນດົນຕີແລະເຕັ້ນກຸ່ມເຜົ່າກືມຫມຸຂອງພວກເຮົາ. ໄດ້ສະແດງເພື່ອສະເຫຼີມສະຫຼອງບຸນປົດປີ ຢູ່ທີ່ບ້ານຫລັກແປດແລະຍັງໄດ້ໄປສະແດງໃນສະຖານທີ່ອື່ນໆຕະຫຼອດປີ. ຖ້າທ່ານຕ້ອງການໃຫ້ນ້ອງໆສະແດງຕາມສະຖານທີ່ຕ່າງໆ ກໍ່ສາມາດຕິດຕໍ່ແລະສອບຖາມໄດ້ , ຂອບໃຈ

Our younger generations are continuing the Khmu music and dance tradition. This is our Khmu Music and Dance Group school. We perform for the New Year celebration at Ban Lackpaed and in other national and international venues throughout the year. Please, contact us if you would like to schedule a performance.

Jungle vine bag

Weaved jungle vine bag plain
Jungle vine bag.

ກະເປົ່າເຮັດດ້ວຍມືແມ່ນຈຸດໃຈກາງຂອງວັດທະນະທຳແລະປະຫວັດສາດຂອງເຜົ່ສກືມຫມຸ ຜ້າເຄືອ(ປຽດ)ປ່າທີ່ໃຊ້ໃນການເຮັດກະເປົ່ານີ້ມີອາຍຸຫຼາຍກ່ວາ 60 ປີແລ້ວເອົາມາປະຍຸກເຮັດເປັນກະເປົ່າແບບໃຫ່ມ.

This handmade bag is at the heart of the Khmu culture and history 💕. The jungle vine fabric used to make this bag is more than 60 years old! 😲