At the Bung Ban Fai (The Rocket festival) in Thailand’s Laotian speaking north—eastern province the parade is about to lead off. Each village marches into the town bringing their home built rockets. These boys are the banner bearers for one of the villages. They will lead the way Every village has it own weave of cotton and silk (par peurn murng) special to itself. The women wear it as a sarong and the men as a ‘par sabai,’ which the tie around their waste or over their head. These villagers march into to town behind banners of their own special pattern.
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dareco (17134) 2007-09-30 8:51
Wonderful color!! All are in good poses with nice expression. A very interesting note as well. It must have been a very nice day for you. TFS
ALIRIZA (16423) 2007-09-30 13:13
Red and red... Excellent, lovely and colourful composition. Well done my dear friend...
Have a nice week...
sothy81 (9588) 2007-09-30 15:21
Look at these 3 boys. Their facial expressions are so different. The middle one is so funny. You captured the right moment. Sothy
adores (41086) 2007-09-30 16:24
Another great shot here!You really show so unusual events. This festival must be great! The scene is so colourful and the expression on the kids faces are so different and great also. A very good composition here!
siolaw (38292) 2007-09-30 23:48
Quality stuff here! Great expressions of these chubby kids in nice festival clothes and beautiful banners' woven fabric. Accurate framing. Will I tell you that colors and sharpness are excellent? Yes I will, just because they are! ;D Some misspelling in the title?
papagolf21 (90616) 2007-10-01 0:37
Bonsoir, mon ami Kevin,
Je n'ai pas la chance de voyager, de découvrir le monde, ni les us et coutumes de chaque pays, mais grâce à TE, j'ai la joie de me transporter d'un continent à l'autre.
Merci, Kevin, de me permettre de découvrir à travers vos photographies ce monde inconnu.
Furachan (0) 2007-10-01 3:07
Nice one, Kevin, tightly cropped and all and you ar definitely getting the hang of this colour thing... duno if I should take any credit for that or not but...;o)
diafani (1143) 2007-10-02 9:32
That's really well done. Nice graphic elements paired with a nice human element. The seriousness of the boys draws your eye into the action. Perfect exposure as well.