Performing in their native language, the Vancouver, British Columbia-based group connected to the appreciative crowd, most of whom were part of Hmong families that fled to the US in the aftermath of the Vietnam War and related conflicts in Southeast Asia. It was just very exciting to cross into a new culture and try to capture the feeling of a show in light. The color mixing of the Rogues gave us the flexibility to keep the show varied by introducing different colors, all while staying in the same warm family. It was important to have a lightshow that could keep up with their musical diversity.
When Pang Wang first learned to stitch, she was just 7 years old and living in the mountains of Laos. Like the others girls in her community, her work was clumsy at first, but she gradually mastered the painstaking art of Hmong needlework. Now living in Fountain Valley, worlds away from the one in which she learned to stitch, Pang Wang keeps up the tradition of this centuries-old, intricate craft. In her hands, the smallest piece of cloth becomes part of a multicolored canvas, a rainbow of impossibly tiny stitches.
Details for independent travelers - Hmong Sunday Market
The cuffs are always blue, like those worn by other groups of Hmong. A synthetic cloth apron is worn that matches the floral print fabric of the jacket. By an unknown artist Photo by Xai S.
The Hmong Sunday market is just a half hour's drive from Phonsavan, but you do need to get up early Highlight Plain of jar trek Xiengkhouang province Xiengkhouang is a wonderful region and famouse Hello, Some details for independent travelers: The market is situated 24 kilometers from Phonsavan's tourism strip in the village of Nong Pet. That guest house is perfectly fine for a nights sleep for anyone interested in visiting the market early as it starts well before sunrise and is winding down by around AM.