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1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Procession with bodhi tree

Laos - Film footage of a procession with he royal Kammu (Khmu') guards carrying a sapling of the Bodhi tree given to Crown Prince Savang Vatthana by Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru upon the former's visit to India. Additional photographs of these events can be found within the Joel M. Halpern Laotian Slide Collection at the University of Wisconsin.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

New year celebrations

Laos - Film footage shows several of the traditional celebrations of the Lao New Year. Scenes include: A sand stupa is covered with flour and decorated with candles. Monks process to a temple. A monk on a palanquin is doused with water. Guards and offficials parade out of the palace. Masked dancers (Pu Nyoe Nya Nyoe, the ancestral spirits of the Luang Prabang kingdom) dance within the procession and... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Sept. 21

Halpern, Joel Martin

Laos Royal Wedding

Laos - Film footage of the wedding of Princess Savivanh Savang Manivong (daughter of King Savang Vatthana and Queen Khamphoui, 1933-2007). The footage shows school children and others in the procession to the palace; visiting digitaries arriving; the candlelit ceremony. This private film benefitted from a USIS film crew that had set up lighting the day before. Additional photographs o... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers