Presentation on theme: "Cambodian New Year Brought to you in part by Rotha Chao."— Presentation transcript:
Cambodian New Year Brought to you in part by Rotha Chao
party time!! In Cambodia, Khmer New Year is the greatest traditional festival. Begins on April 13 th or 14 th It Can be 3 to 4 days long. http://ethnomed.org/ethnomed.cultures/cambodian/khmer_new_yr.html
The Party Begins! The 1 st day can be described as inauguration of the New Angels. People will clean and decorate their houses and prepare food. The 2 nd day is where the family gets offerings. Also give to less fortunate, for good luck. The 3 rd day is most important. This is when the New Year really begins. The third night is when we all pray for a better year.