Fan dance

Chaul Chnam Thmey

A Cambodian event not to be missed is the Chaul Chnam Thmey (Khmer New Year), a three day festival held in April each year featuring colourful processions, music, dancing... and a lot of water and talcum powder bombs! People douse each other...  see full details

Royal Ploughing Ceremony

Chat Preah Nengkal

Chat Preah Nengkal, the Royal Ploughing Ceremony, is an ancient Cambodian agricultural rite that takes place in front of the National Museum, near the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. The ceremony is held in early May each year where all banks, ministries, and embassies...  see full details

Angkor Wat Half Marathon

Angkor Wat International Half Marathon

The Angkor International Half Marathon attracts more than 8,000 runners annually, with nearly 78 countries represented in recent years. This 21km race through the magnificent Angkor temples has become increasingly popular.

All funds raised are devoted to victims of landmine explosions and a...  see full details

Boats on the Tonle Sap, Cambodia

Water and Moon Festival

The Water Festival or Bon Om Touk is Cambodia's Mardi Gras and Carnival rolled into one. The traditional festival is an exuberant celebration marked by three days of boat races and partying on the southern end of the Tonle Sap, and indeed all...  see full details