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Ethnik Fashion Show - CLOSED

Ban Aphay, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 59 995 370
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You'll appreciate the Laos culture even more

Don't be put off by the loud thumping music. The fashion show was much more than I expected and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2014
Gera B
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
Interesting show

If you want to help students...go to the Ethnik Fashion show, Tribal students ( Meos, Yaos,Karens... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2014
Nice, France
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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 22 October 2014

Don't be put off by the loud thumping music. The fashion show was much more than I expected and made me realize what a diverse and proud country this is. Drinks and food are a bit overpriced, so save you money and put it in...More

1  Thank Gera B
Reviewed 20 October 2014

If you want to help students...go to the Ethnik Fashion show, Tribal students ( Meos, Yaos,Karens) show their own traditional clothes...It is a nice show, outside in a small café-It is is the evenings while watching the show you can eat a bite or drink...More

1  Thank Ekika06
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Great Fusion Idea of traditional dress and modern music all put together for a great fashion show. All the costumes look great and its a great idea to help promote traditional dress and gives the students a great way to support their studies. Venue is...More

Thank JohnRoseJnr
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Fun time- the show is very authentic and tips go to the local university students who model the outfits. There weren't many people in the audience when we went this evening so plenty of seats in the front. It's free, it's a good to support...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We had eagerly waited until Tuesday (as the shows don't run Sun-Mon) and arrived at 6:45 to get good seats. Unfortunately, we didn't know the fashion show was not running. Nowhere at the facility, on the website or on TA was this crucial info posted....More

Thank worldwidewebers
Cristofre, Owner at Ethnik Fashion Show, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2014

Hi! We are sorry that you were not able to see the ETHNIK Fashion show. The models for our show are university students, and typically return home to their villages during the summer holidays from school. This summer the Fashion Show is off from July...More

Reviewed 4 July 2014

The venue's pretty dodgey but the fashion show is really special. Gives you a great appreciation of the tribal diversity of Laos and the role of traditional costume. Turn up just before 7.30pm to get a table at the front - you'll probably also get...More

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 30 June 2014

It wasn't a busy night when we got there, but it soon filled up when the show was about to start at 7.30pm. BRING BUG SPRAY or ask the friendly waiters if they have any. Not tacky at all, the ethnic costumes are modelled by...More

Thank Xinrong Y
Reviewed 25 June 2014

What a memorable night we had at The Hive Bar. The fashion show was excellent . The models loved the energy of the crowd. The staff give out sheets of paper that describe each type of clothing being worn by the models. A must for...More

Thank susie0904
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Loved the 100+ traditional costumes modelled by students /locals. Street dance was OK but lots of injuries so I guess it wasn't choreographed, more freestyle. Food overpriced and mediocre. Go & enjoy the show, just don't expect much of the food. The show is free...More

Thank Ashley C
Cristofre, Owner at Ethnik Fashion Show, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2014

Thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed the shows. I just wanted to make a couple of corrections. The shows are free whether or not you have dinner or drinks at hive. We do however, reserve the right to offer the...More

Reviewed 31 May 2014

The fashion show is really fun and interesting, and was followed by some break dancers who were amazing! I went on quite a busy night so it was great fun and the food was also good which helps. I would definitely recommend!

Thank Katy B