Laos Folk Dance

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Lao folk dances are numerous and varied, much like lam Laos. In fact, most lam also has an associated folk dance. And other popular dances include the southern Lam Tang Vai and Lam Saravane

The most popular folk dance, however, is the lam vong. It is the national dance of Laos, and versions of it exist throughout the Lao-speaking region and even Cambodia, where it is known as ramvon. A slow and graceful couples dance, the men form an inner circle and the women an outer circle, with couples dancing around each other while moving in their respective circles. It is a common feature of weddings, celebrations, and other social events.

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