Cambodian Water Festival (Bon Om Touk)

Cambodian Water Festival (Bon Om Touk)

Cambodian Water Festival (ព្រះរាជពិធីបុណ្យអ៊ុំទូក) The Water Festival takes place over three days in November all over Cambodia. The biggest celebrations are along the Tonle Sap River in front of Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. This year, 2021, the official activities...
Special Events and Holidays

Special Events and Holidays

Special events – Explore the possibilities! Let Phare artists bring their unique style and energy to make your special events memorable: welcome receptions, meetings, gala or temple dinners, birthdays and more. Phare Circus provides entertainment at venues...
Cambodian Independence Day

Cambodian Independence Day

Happy Cambodian Independence Day!   Today, 9th November marks the anniversary of the Cambodian independence day from France in 1953. With the arrival of the French in 1863, Cambodia became a protectorate of France. By the twentieth century, the country was...
What is Khmer New Year?

What is Khmer New Year?

What is Khmer New Year? By Mengteang Thong Cambodian people have many holidays during the year. The most important is Khmer New Year (Khmer: បុណ្យចូលឆ្នាំថ្មី, pronounced: Choul Chnam Thmey). It is celebrated over three days starting from the 13th or 14th of April,...