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The Festival

Bringing San Diego Together

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THE  PROGRAM

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Food Vendors

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Event
Schedule

Saturday, June 17th, 2023

Open and Free to the Public​

  • 8:30 - 9:30 - Thukbaht/Alms Giving

11:00AM (Doors Open)

 

Main Stage 

  • 11:00: Cali Noize

  • 11:30: Opening - Welcome Remarks  

  • 12:00: Opening Dance by Dok Kulap Sinlapakorn

  • 12:15:  LA Paradise Band

  • 12:30: Lao Food Champion Award  and Chef Demo w/Chef Nana “Cooking with Nana” | Mok Paa 

  • 12:45: Food Tour w/ Catzie Vilayphonh

  • 12:45: LA Paradise Band 

  • 1:00: Dance Performance by Champa Noy

  • 1:15: Cali Noize

  • 1:30: Chef Demo: Spicy Joi | Tam Maak Huong/Papaya Salad 

  • 2:00: ViengSavanh Band

  • 2:15: Food Contest (Bor Phet Bor Sap - Spicy Papaya Salad Eating Contest)

  • 2:30: ViengSavanh Band

  • 2:45: Food Contest (Battle of the Kohk & Sahk Tam Maak Huong/Papaya Salad  Competition)

  • 3:15: Soup Pa & Khanongsak

  • 3:30: Chef Demo: Saeng Douangdara | Sai Oua Khao Jee Pate/Sausage Pate on Crostini

  • 3:45: Swanthong

  • 4:00: Chef Demo: Davanh Spice | Khaeng No Mai/Bamboo Soup with Short ribs 

  • 4:15: LA Paradise Band

  • 4:45: Chef Demo: Jackie Sangsanoy-Heng with Khmer American Mutual Association of San Diego/ Sakoo Yat Sai/Stuffed Tapioca Taro Flowers 

  • 5:00: Cali Noize

  • 5:15: Chef Demo: Cooking Out Lao | Lao Laab Tacos 

  • 5:30: EraNetik Kennedy Phounsiri

  • 6:00: Kimmi Thai Tea 

  • 6:30: LA Paradise

  • 6:45: Cali Noize

7:00 - Closing (Doors Closed)

Sunday, June 18th, 2023

11:00AM (doors open)

Main Stage 

  • 11:00Cali Noize

  • 11:30: Opening - Welcome Remarks 

  • 11:45: Opening Dance by Dok Kulap Sinlapakorn

  • 12:00: LA Paradise Band

  • 12:30: Lao Food Champion Award (Chef Seng LuangrathChef Boby Pradachith accepting) 

  • Chef Demo: Soupany Parr (Cookies N Champagne) | Lao Fresh Salad 

  • 12:45: Cali Noize 

  • 12:45: Food Tour w/ Catzie Vilayphonh

  • 1:00: Dance Performance by Dao Noy Dancers of SoCal

  • 1:15:Chef Demo: Spicy Joi | Tam Maak Huong/Papaya Salad 

  • 1:30: ViengSavanh Band 

  • 2:00:  Food Contest (Bor Phet Bor Saap - Spicy Papaya Eating Contest)

  • 2:30: ViengSavanh Band

  • 2:45: Chef Demo: Noelle Creative Cuisine | Khao Nom Kohk/Coconut Cakes

  • 2:45: Food Tour w/ Catzie Vilayphonh

  • 2:45: LA Paradise Band

  • 3:00: Kara Koulavongsa 

  • 3:15: Food Contest Junior Chef Food Contest (Blind Tasting Contest)

  • 3:45: Cali Noize 

  • 4:00: Chef Demo: Cooking w/Nana | Yum Nam (*Featuring Top Nam)

  • 4:15: Cali Noize

  • 4:45: Soup Pa & Khanongsak

  • 5:00: Kimmi Thai Tea 

  • 5:30:  LA Paradise Band 

  • 5:50: (Farewell Song)

 

6:00PM (doors closed)

Entertainment

  • Eranetik

  • Kimmie Thai Tea

  • LA Paradise Band

  • Kara Koulavongsa

  • Swan Thong

  • Dok Kulap Sinlapakorn

  • Vieng Savanh Band

  • Soup Pa & Khanongsak

  • Champa Noy

  • Dao Noy Dancers of SoCal

  • Cali Noize

MEDIA

  • Bee Keodara

  • Jay Phommavong

  • Khmer TV Inc.

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Ma Der! 

On behalf of the Lao Americans Organization of San Diego (LAOSD), we are asking for your support as a sponsor or exhibitor at the 1st San Diego Lao Food Festival, which will be held on June 17-18, 2023, at Mira Mesa Community Park.

 

LAOSD continues to put community first. San Diego is home to one of the largest population of Lao Americans. At the festival, we aim to showcase the diverse and rich cuisine of Laos.

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