We spotlight the festivals and folktales of Southeast Asia as the region celebrates the new year this week with water festivals Songkran and Thingyan.
This week we screen Laos’ first ever crime-thriller, a well-written account of a mechanic who violently crosses paths with a rich college kid.
This week we highlight children's books on Lunar New Year in Southeast Asia.
Nicholas Bailleul created a beautiful video montage of various locations across Laos. Enjoy!
A canny piece of entertainment in which Ahlo, a cursed boy, gets a chance to redeem himself, and save his family, at a local rocket festival.
Check out our featured clip of the week from Mark de Louw showcasing his travels throughout SEA!
We are excited to feature our first Laotian band that shares mor lam style folk music across the globe.
Recent or forthcoming Southeast Asia titles from the University of Hawaiʻi Press
Bookshelf Spotlight: Feasts, Festivals and Tradition
Bookshelf Spotlight: Folktales, Tradition and Memory