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Siem Reap to Host 8th River Festival 2024

Siem Reap province will host the 8th River Festival 2024 from Mar. 16 to 18. The update was shared by H.E. So Mara, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Tourism, on Feb. 1, adding that the event will feature arts performances, exhibitions, and cultu…

Siem Reap province will host the 8th River Festival 2024 from Mar. 16 to 18. The update was shared by H.E. So Mara, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Tourism, on Feb. 1, adding that the event will feature arts performances, exhibitions, and cultural and sports activities to attract visitors to the province. It is part of the tourism diversification campaign through new events and initiatives. The event will also be an opportunity to promote public engagement in the sustainable development of river resources. The River Festival is organised every year on a rotation basis by the riparian provinces. The first event was organised in Kratie in 2015, followed by events in Stung Treng, Kampong Cham and Thbong Khmum, Kandal, Kampong Chhnang, Battambang, and Kampong Thom subsequently.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse