Annually, Bunpimay - traditional New Year celebration of Lao People's Democratic Republic lasts 3 days in the middle of April with the most beautiful weather in a year. The water-splashing activity is the highlight of Bunpimay celebration in Laos, which is believed that splashing water will wipe out bad things and bring lucky and healthy new year. In 2017, Bunpimay was held on 14, 15, 16 April.
On that occasion, Laos students organized Bunpimay celebration on 9 April at NEU. Attending the celebration, there were Dr. Dao Thanh Tung - Director of International Cooperation Department and Laos students studying at National University of Civil Engineering, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Foreign Traid University, Thuongmai University and Hanoi University of Industry.
On behalf of the Board of Management, Dr. Dao Thanh Tung congratulated all Laos students on the occasion of New Year and presented them gifts from NEU.
Additionally, NEU representatives also congratulated Lao Embassy in Hanoi and expressed the desire to cement the relationship between the two countries as well as the cooperative relationship between the university and Lao Embassy.