(KPL) The Institut Français du Laos (French Institute) will organize Open Day (Fête de la Rentrée) on Saturday, Sep 7, from 10 am to 4 pm.

It is open to everyone. Among the many activities on offer, there will be free taster classes in French and also in Lao and English.

Children will be able to enjoy storytelling in French, watch animation films and participate in a molky competition, a Finnish throwing game.

Free demo yoga classes will take place along with dance demo, and a pétanque competition.

Le sens de la fête (C’est la vie in English!), a French movie with English subtitles, will be screened.

The online French culture platform Culturethèque will be presented and a lucky draw organized for participants to win prizes.

Throughout the day, partners and friends of the French Institute will sell handicraft, local products, jewellery and present activities to visitors.

The day will also be the occasion for the launch of “Bonjour Laos”, a new French-speaking radio programme by Lao Youth Radio 90 FM.