Cambodia is not only famous for palatial pagodas and towers but also colorful and fantastic festivals. It can be said that Cambodians love festivals. Every month in the year has at least one or two festivals and events. All of festivals are influenced by the concepts of Buddhism, Hinduism and royal cultures at aim of preserving traditional belief and values. They bring people joyful times by sharing common understanding of values and traditions and expectation.
In Cambodia, Water Festival is the most sparkling traditional festival. Spelt in the original Khmer as Bon Om TOuk, Water Festival is celebrated once a year, on the full moon of the Buddhist of Kadeuk (usually in November) at aim of welcome a major natural occurrence: the reversing flow between the Tonle Sap and the Mekong River.More info