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13th edition
December 1st to 11th, 2022
Vientiane & Luang Prabang LAOS


FANG MAE KHONG (Listen to the Mekong) International dance festival, a festival of contemporary dance open to artists all over the world.


This festival has been created by the Dance companies Fanglao (Laos) & Kham (France) in 2010 in Vientiane, in the aim to develop the practice of contemporary dance in Laos. The festival supports the development of local artists and promote cultural exchanges between local and international artists from different dance forms.


In 2018, FMK festival started artistic partnership with others dance festivals in Asia such as New Dance for Asia NDA festival in Seoul, Kogane Dance festival in Japan and Cont.Act festival in Singapore.

13rd edition

For this 13rd edition, FMK dance festival will present live dance performances of about 20 artists from Laos, Thailand, France, Portugal, Singapore, Japan and South-Korea.

The performances will be shown in 9 nights between December 1st to 11th, at Fanglao BlackBox, Institut français de Vientiane, Luang-Prabang, and other venues. 

There will have 5 Dance workshops at Fanglao BlackBox.

Short films are also proposed this year, previously to some performances' evening. And CineDance evening on december 5th.

The exact schedule will be fixed soon with the artists and the partners.


This year, the festival will invite directors of dance festival from France, Singapore, Taipei, Japan, and South-Korea. 

For the first time, FMK organizes 2 days of Artistic Talks, in partnership with Unesco and Luang Prabang Film Festival.

FMK international dance festival




In progress, it still can be changed. Venues will be confirmed soon.

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Detailed program coming soon


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Detailed program coming soon


In progress...

Detailed program coming soon


Team & contacts

Festival organized by dance compagnies : Fanglao (Laos) and Kham (France)

Director : Olé KHAMCHANLA

Infos & booking :

  • Facebook - FMK


In progress

  • Unesco 2005 Convention

  • European Union

  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

  • German Ambassy

  • Institut Français du Laos

  • Japan


  • Luang-Prabang Film Festival (Laos)

  • New Dance for Asia Festival - NDA (South Korea)

  • Cont.Act Festival (Singapore)


  • Sunbeam Hotel (Vientiane)

  • Heuan Chan Heritage (Luang-Prabang)


+ artists and their own national supports


Videos records

FMK 2021

FMK 2020