Ministry of Information's officials led by Lok Chumteav Tep Rainsy spouse of H.E. Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith, and Honorary President of the ministry's Women Association for Peace and Development, hold the first day of 14-day Kan Ben Festival at Chen Damdek Pagoda in Phnom Penh this morning.
Kan Ben is part of Pchum Ben Festival or the Festival for the Dead, one of the biggest festivals in Cambodia.
Pchum Ben falls on the fifteenth day of Kan Ben, which is to celebrate this year on Sept. 20.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press