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Khmer Traditional New Year Begins

The three-day Khmer Traditional New Year, one of the biggest and merriest festivals in Cambodia,started this afternoon.The new year, the Year of Rabbit, began at 04:00 pm on April 14. The New Year’s angel is Kimirea Devy, the sixth daughter of Kabel Mo…

The three-day Khmer Traditional New Year, one of the biggest and merriest festivals in Cambodia,

started this afternoon.

The new year, the Year of Rabbit, began at 04:00 pm on April 14. The New Year’s angel is Kimirea Devy, the sixth daughter of Kabel Moha Prum.

Generally, people return to their homeland, go to pagoda, travel to different tourism destinations, and join various entertainment activities.

At tourism destinations, there will be folk games – Leak Kanseng, Chol Chhoung, Bos Angkunh, Tean Proat, Veay Ka-om … – exhibitions, concerts and so on.

SOURCE: AGENCE KAMPUCHEA PRESSE (AKP)