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. Many of the grander ones now house official bodies and there has been a recent drive to preserve them. Belém has many attraction, here are some of many attractions the city offers. * '''Mercado Ver-o-Peso''' (See-the-Weight Market) - by the waterfront, the first and foremost tourist attraction of the whole Pará state. The old fish market, a large and lively traditional market, pre-built in England in the 19th century. Here you will find fish, fruit, vegetables, regional items and offers a good


people in Amphoe Chanuman are descendant of the Phu Thai ethnic group who migrated down from Laos. They specialise in weaving "Khit" cloth, preserving its unique patterns. Their traditional musical performance "Mo Lam" always supports the democratic constitutional monarchy. Amnat Charoen people try to retain the "Long Khuang" tradition which consisted of teenagers meeting up for communal activities such as weaving or silk spinning accompanied by lively

traditional music. The '''Boat Race Festival (ประเพณีการแข่งเรือยาว)''' is held somewhere in October and November each year. The race is a big tournament for boats from Amphoe Khemarat (Ubon Ratchathani province), Amphoe Chanuman (Amnat Charoen province) and Laos. The race takes place on the Mekong River in front of the Amphoe Chanuman office. Visitors can enjoy the race during the day and shopping and entertainment at night. * The Danube is an international waterway so that landlocked Austria, Hungary, Serbia, and Slovakia could have secure access to the Black Sea (the same access is given to southern parts of Germany, itself not landlocked, and eastern parts of Croatia, which is also not landlocked). * The Mekong (Mekong River) is an international waterway so that landlocked Laos has secure access to the South China Sea (after Laos became independent from French Indochina). *Africa (2): Lesotho, Swaziland *Asia (4): Bhutan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal *Europe (6): Andorra, Belarus, Luxembourg, Moldova, San Marino, and the State of the Vatican City (Vatican City) The Panaad Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in the city. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and it serves as the home football stadium of the Philippines national football team (Azkals). It was used for the 2005 South East Asian Games. It was the venue of the pre-qualifiers of the 2007 ASEAN Football Championship or ASEAN Cup, in which the Philippines, Cambodia, East Timor, Brunei and Laos participated. The stadium has a seating capacity of 15,500, but holds around 20,000 people with standing areas. It is unofficially designated as the home stadium of the Philippines national football team. Aside from the football field, it also has a rubberized track oval, an Olympic-size swimming pool and other sports facilities. After the Vietnam War, many people in Cambodia, Laos, and especially Vietnam became refugees in the late 1970s and 1980s, after the fall of Saigon. In Vietnam, the new communist government sent many people who supported the old government in the South to "re-education camps", and others to "new economic zones." An estimated 1 million people were imprisoned with no formal charges or trials. Commons:Category:Laos


, and light industry (Količevo Paper Mill, Tosama, Helios). It is the site of the renaissance Krumperk Castle. It has a lively traditional music scene. - Slovenia Ljubljana - The oldest flute ever discovered may be the so-called Divje Babe flute, found in the Slovenian cave Divje Babe I in 1995, though this is disputed.

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