Pchum Ben, also known as Ancestors’ Day, has been an integral part of Cambodian calendar and is considered as an important religious holiday for all Buddhist followers in Cambodia. The ceremony is customarily held for 15 days starting from the first until the fifteenth of Khmer month ‘Putrobot’

A Multilingual Cambodian Boy Became an Online Sensation Overnight

A Cambodian 14-year-old boy, Thuch Salik, has been in the spotlight lately since the revelation of his remarkable linguistic skills went viral on social media. Salik was born into a poor family in Battambong province and moved to Siem Reap with his parents and a younger brother to earn a living. Today, Salik is selling […]

5 Activities to Do during Khmer New Year in Siem Reap

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This year, Bon Chol Chhnam , also called Khmer New Year, will take place from April 14 – 16, 2019. This national holiday is the biggest moment of celebration in the country, and every Cambodian takes part in the festivities and celebrates with their families and friends at the end of the harvesting season. If you are lucky enough to be in Siem Reap during the Khmer New Year, we strongly advise you to venture out and join Siem Reap Sangkranta festivities with the locals. To do just that, here are the most recommended five activities to do during Khmer New Year in Siem Reap.