Phnom Penh, Cambodia


Bonn Chaul Chhnam – Khmer New Year

It is similar to songkran in Thailand and phimai in Laos, marking the climax of the harvesting season in Cambodia. Cambodians clean and decorate their houses, splash each other and streets with water to express joy, and attend offerings at temples. Exquisite lights are arranged on the streets, and various sport events and cultural programs are organized in the city as a part of the celebrations. It normally comprises if three days, 14th-16th April.


More festivals
Bonn Chol Vassa - Start of Buddhist Lent
Bonn Chrat Preah Nongkol - Royal Ploughing Ceremony
Bonn Dak Ben and Bonn Pchum Ben - Spirit Offering Festival
Bonn Kathen - End of Buddhist Lent
Bonn Visak Bochea
Constitution Day
Independence Day
Mid Autumn Festival
New Year
Paris Peace Agreement
Victory Day
Visual Arts Open
Water Festival