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Ethnik Fashion Show - CLOSED

Ban Aphay, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 59 995 370
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Really enjoyed

So glad we found this show. Very well put together. Cool mix of modern music and traditional... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2015
Denver, Colorado
via mobile
A must see!

Hive has a pretty garden area where this fashion show takes place. The show is free and you're... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2015
Luang Prabang, Laos
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More than 49 different ethnic groups can be found living in Laos. Most of these groups continue to dress in traditional costumes passed down by their ancestors.To showcase these colorful creations, Hive Bar and Smokehouse, is presenting a live Ethnic Fashion Show in Luang Prabang.Twenty Lao models parade down the catwalk over 95 different outfits with intricate designs including traditional jewelry, headwear, and ceremonial outfits, basketry and baby carriers used by the different ethnicities. The show is held at Hive Bar & Restaurant starting at 7pm, Tuesday through Saturday, in a beautiful outdoor garden setting. On hand at the Hive Bar, the staff are ready to answer any questions you might have. Afterwards, guests are welcome to stay and soak up the atmosphere of the premier nightspot of Luang Prabang, Hive bar & Restaurant.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
1 Jun 2015
“Really enjoyed”
20 Apr 2015
“A must see!”
Ban Aphay, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 59 995 370
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Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

So glad we found this show. Very well put together. Cool mix of modern music and traditional garments. We liked the break dancing at the end too :)

Thank eleeg
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Hive has a pretty garden area where this fashion show takes place. The show is free and you're going to buy drinks somewhere anyhow, so why not? Impressive quantity of traditional clothing on show, a good pairing for a visit to the Traditional Arts &...More

Thank MathewandKristin
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I have been to Luang Prabang two years in a row and went to the Ethnik Fashion Show both times. And I will go again next time I am in town. It is a great fusion of traditional, authentic clothing with modern music and a...More

Thank robinhayes18
Reviewed 10 March 2015

like a fasion show the models are quick and efficient. They change their costumes quickly and demonstrate all kinds of costumes, which look iona way "westernized", yet maintaining folklore patterns of textile, colors and head covers. the music that accompanies the show is very american...More

1  Thank Elhanan S
Cristofre, Owner at Ethnik Fashion Show, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

I take from your comments that you did not read the information brochure about the ETHNIK show while you were watching it. Nor does it appear that you are familiar with traditional Laos garments. All the garments presented at the ETHNIK show are 100% traditional...More

Reviewed 18 January 2015

The clothes these models wear are the real thing from all over the country. Different ethnic groups like Hmong and Khamu etc. The dance at the end of the show was a little cheesy with a glitch in the music system that left the girls...More

2  Thank Thomas Y
Cristofre, Owner at Ethnik Fashion Show, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2015

Thanks for your positive review of our ETHNIK Show. We are very proud to show our customers all the different types of ethnic garments that are found through out Laos. It really is a wonderful collection and even better than what you see in the...More

Reviewed 11 January 2015

Absolutely loved the show, but also the bar and people. Good service and the bar owner, Troy, was super friendly. Felt welcomed as soon as we walked in the door. Food was western style (didn't feel like there were many local Lao options on the...More

2  Thank Christine P
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Better call before planning this outing ideally with your hotel who speak the language. We showed up for dinner and event but they decided to cancel it that night so we did not attend it. a dozen + tourists showed up behind us and got...More

3  Thank The_French_Canuck
Cristofre, Owner at Ethnik Fashion Show, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

We are sorry that you were not able to see the ETHNIK show the night you visited Hive. It is a number one attraction in Luang Prabang and its FREE. There are really two practical reasons why we might cancel a show. It doesn't happen...More

Reviewed 8 December 2014

The Hive Bar & Restaurant is located on one of the main shopping/restaurant streets in Luang Prabang. It is an establishment that caters to non-Lao, especially English-speaking visitors. The fashion show is very interesting! It is held on an outdoor platform. The models are university...More

1  Thank SteveTrips2013
Reviewed 28 November 2014

The female models are super cute and wear beautiful, traditional costumes. The outdoor setting in Hive as wonderful and laid-back as well. Fun way to spend an evening while eating and/or having a few drinks w/ friends.

1  Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Don't miss this! Be sure to try the pizza while you are there. This costumes are authentic and the best collection we found in Laos.

1  Thank Freebirdtravelblog