All posts tagged: Lao Heritage Foundation

Lao America’s 2017 Year in Review

What a year?! Perhaps propelled and fueled by covfefe, it really felt like the personal and the public occupied some blurred lines in 2017. This year showed us what happens when you throw enough water particles into a vat of hot oil the size of a planet. Is anyone left innocent and unshaken? To those that can make that claim…share that medication before it’s re-allocated to the rich! Take a look below and let us know what we might have missed! January After the US Presidential Election slammed to a close, one of our staffers at Little Laos on the Prairie felt it prudent to address the shocking results…and its massive implications. Not surprisingly, we weren’t the only ones shocked with the results. The Laotian Times also addressed the elections. On January 24, “A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA” by Joshua Kurlantzick made its way to print. U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Southeast Asia W. Patrick Murphy visited the Lao PDR on Jan 16 and 17. He outlined several …

Get Cultured: Lao Heritage Foundation’s Midwest Lao Culture and Language Conference

Looking for ways to connect to Lao culture this summer? Get them acquainted with traditional Lao music, dance, history and language at Lao Heritage Foundation’s (LHF) summer camp this August. For the past 10 years, The Lao Heritage Foundation‘s mission has been to promote Lao culture and heritage. They teach dance and music instruction, specifically to children. The teachers work with master musicians and performers in California, Virginia, and Laos; to share skills, ideas, and pass the arts onto the next generation. This year is the first Midwest summer camp for LHF. Applicants must be 14+ years old. Application deadline is TODAY, Friday July 17th, 2015, which runs August 8-15th at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus. For more info and to apply, contact the LHF chapter coordinators in the flyer below.     -Staff,