Aluna Thavonsouk, a young rising star from Laos, has just finished her concert tour promoding her very first album"Aluna" in many states in the U.S.
A new sensation on the Lao music scene, Aluna not only sings but also writes her own lyrics and music. SHe wrote all her ten songs in this album. She told VOA that ..."I would love to bring out Lao instrument in my next album. I want people to recognize and say right away once they listen to my music that... it's Lao music, it's Aluna."
Here we present two cuts from her album, and wrap up our program with a song by another Laotian star, Alexandra Bounxouei, who was invited to appear and perform on a Thai TV talk show.