Calling all immigrants & refugees living in the Philadelphia area, next Saturday July 29th from 11am-3pm, bring your artwork, writing, and ideas to help design postcards and other crafts to tell your story! These pieces will become part of a Southeast By Southeast project called Free Speech, a public art installation.
Laos In The House is proud to be part of the 2017 Awardees for Asian Mosaic Fund Giving Circle. We join an honorable list of winners including our fellow awardees for this year, The Philadelphia Suns and Cambodian American Girls Empowerment.
Thank you again to all those who made it our for our 2nd #BLESSED Lao New Year Pop-Up Dinner at the Institute of Contemporary Art. We're grateful for our special guests Lao Heritage Foundation, T.O. Nam Sausage, Inc, Bryan Thao Worra & Vientiane Cafe to being with us and sharing their stories as well. Sahtu Sahtu Sahtu!!
We're so happy our Laos In The House Storybooth, made in partnership with Philadelphia Assembled (PHLA) is finally up and running and can currently be seen at the Institute of Contemporary Art! Fpr those who can't make it, here's a video!
We're excited to announce something we've been working on with Philadelphia Assembled (PHLA), a project realized in collaboration with the Philadelphia Museum of Art - introducing the Laos In The House StoryBooth!
New Year, New Blessings. We're back again - to eat on the saht with you and wrap your wrists with well wishes, then tell our stories before inviting you into our lumvong circle. An old ritual with new friends.
"The Miss International Queen stage is the most honorable contest for transgender people around the world and it's also a dream to be here for someone like me (from Laos)." - Wanmai Thammavong (#24), Winner of Best National Costumes Award