With Sam, we were lucky enough to participate to #HmongNewYear in #Phonsavan . It only takes place at the end of the harvesting season and last at least 3 weeks between November and December.

Hmong from different clans meet during this celebration and each player throw the Hmong ball to another one. Girls can ball toss with other girls but boys cannot ball toss to boys. If a player drops the ball, he/she has to give an ornament to the other player. Those are recovered by singing a love song to the opposite player.

We did't really understood what was going on but after a look on Wikipedia about Hmong Customs and cultures I understand better. The customs were really nice and the two english speaking teenagers with us  really helpful!

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