Thousands of people attended this
holiday observance featuring blessings by Buddhist
monks, traditional new year games, Cambodian fashion
show, Khmer rememberance Song, the cultural dance
performances and the public were warmly welcomed.
This year the day-long community celebration began
at 9:00 AM with Buddhist monks in saffron robes
chanting and performing the New Year Blessings ceremony.
The blessing is followed by a display of traditional
Cambodian games for adults and children. These daytime
festivities are an opportunity to participate in
the rich cultural heritage of the Khmer people making
a new home in this country and are free to all comers.
In addition, there will also be a host of vendors
displaying their arts and crafts and other Cambodian
products. The evening cultural program begins at
5:30 PM and will feature several performances of
Khmer classical ballet and folk dance; folk and
classical music as well as modern performances.
Cambodian New Year Festival Committee is a not for profit organization. Your Support Is Greatly Appreciated.