festivals

calendar

visak bochea day

The Cambodian public holiday called “Visak Bochea Day” is held on the full moon of the sixth month of the Buddhist lunar calendar – normally some time in May on the Gregorian Calendar. Visak Bochea

Read More »
calendar

jol chnam thmey

Khmer New Year is widely celebrated in Cambodia. It is called “Khmer” New Year because Khmer are the dominant ethnic group within the nation. Ninety-five percent of Cambodia’s 15 million people follow Theravada Buddhism, which is also

Read More »
calendar

bon om touk

Bon Om Touk, also known as “the Water Festival,” is an annual Cambodian celebration that takes place primarily in the Cambodian capital city of Phnom Penh but also in the city of Angkor. Bon Om

Read More »
calendar

pchum ben

Pchum Ben is a unique Cambodian Buddhist festival that is held for two straight weeks from the first till the fifteenth of the Khmer month of Potrbotr. Pchum Ben is a public holiday in Cambodia

Read More »
calendar

meak bochea day

In Cambodia, Meak Bochea Day is an important public holiday and religious festival. It is observed on the full moon in the third month of the Khmer calendar, which generally lands it in later February

Read More »