Sabaidee Pee Mai Lao (Happy Lao New Year) as we witnessed Sangkhan Kheun (Day 3) complete with its pageantry, ethnic costumes, food, and customs. Its what took place at the Wat Lao Buddharangsy in Ceres, California.
About the AuthorRandy Magnus
randymagnus Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i, USA
Randy Magnus grew up in the Central Valley farmlands of California, and saw the cultural diversity that came into the area as the population grew. He learned to celebrate what the different cultures had to offer in the arts, food, and lifestyles.
With his cameras Randy would document the cultural celebrations, showing the pride in what sets each culture apart, perserving a part of their unique heritage to share with others.
Randy Magnus has work in several museums, including MOMA in New York City, the Oakland Museum, and the Achenbach Print Collection at the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco.
He has had one-man shows in San Francisco, New York, and Amsterdam.
Publish Date April 25, 2007