Front leader greets Cambodia on traditional Chol Chnam Thmay festival

Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has sent Chol Chnam Thmay festival greetings to Cambodia.

Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man (Photo: VNA)
His message of best wishes was addressed to Samdech Heng Samrin, Honorary President of the Cambodian People's Party, President of the Cambodian National Assembly, and President of the Solidarity Front for Development of the Cambodian Motherland.

The New Year festival, called Chol Chnam Thmay in Cambodia, Songkran in Thailand, Bunpimay in Laos and Thingyan in Myanmar, takes place in April every year, attracting tourists with traditional culture, a festive atmosphere and water splashing traditions to wash away bad luck and pray for a good new year.

Chol Chnam Thmay is one of the most important festivals for Khmer people in Cambodia. It usually lasts three days and is celebrated mostly in pagodas.

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