Some 430 gift packages were handed over on May 9 to households of Vietnamese nationals in Cambodia and Khmer people in the Cambodian capital city of Phnom Penh.
Politburo member and Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh offered congratulations to Khmer Theravada Buddhist monks and followers on the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay Festival and Buddha’s birthday during a visit to Candaransi Pagoda in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, on April 26.
Khmer people in the south and the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang in particular are celebrating their traditional New Year festival Chol Chnam Thmay which falls on April 13-16 this year more quietly due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Consulate General of Vietnam in Cambodia’s Preah Sihanouk province on April 11 presented relief packages to 57 Cambodian-Vietnamese families affected by COVID-19 ahead of the Chol Chnam Thmey – Khmer New Year Festival.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter to the Khmer ethnic people, congratulating them on the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay (New Year) festival.
The Bay Nui Ox Racing Festival in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang is expected to become an international event under a project recently approved by the provincial People’s Committee.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese nation has 54 ethnic groups. Each group has its own culture, customs, language, lifestyle, costumes, and celebrations. The ways they celebrate Tet, the lunar New Year, add color to the Vietnamese culture.
The Culture, Sports and Tourism Festival of Khmer people in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang officially opened on November 11 in Go Quao town of Go Quao district.
VOV.VN - The Khmer in Vietnam’s southern region are celebrating the Ok Om Bok or Moon Worship Festival.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has spent over 62 billion VND (2.66 million USD) to boost the socio-economic development among the Khmer community, according to the provincial Committee of Ethnic Affairs.
Every summer, monks from Khmer pagodas in the southern province of Kien Giang host classes to teach the written Khmer language to local children in 1st to 7th grade.
The executive board of the Khmer-Vietnam Association in Cambodia’s chapter in Preah Vihear province made its debut at a ceremony on May 31.
The Khmer-Vietnamese Association in Cambodia on April 27 organised a grand meeting to mark 44th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification (April 30).
VOV.VN - Visitors had chance to enjoy a variety of traditional cakes of the ethnic people of the Mekong Delta during the eighth Southern Cake Festival in Can Tho city which ran between April 12 and 16.
Chol Chnam Thmay, the new year festival, is the biggest festive event of Khmer people.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined a gathering in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 6 to celebrate the Chol Chnam Thmay – the traditional New Year Festival of Khmer people in the south, which falls from April 14-16 this year.
The Khmer-Vietnam Association in Cambodia will continue to keep a close watch on the situation of Vietnamese Cambodians, especially those in Kampong Chhnang and four other Cambodian provinces adjacent to Tonle Sap Lake.
VOV.VN - Strengthening ties through people-to-people diplomacy has greatly contributed to promoting the image of Vietnam worldwide as well as people's movements in the region and the wider world.
The Khmer-Vietnam Association, in collaboration with Metfone company – a subsidiary of military-run telecom group Viettel, presented 200 gifts to poor overseas Vietnamese and Cambodians in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on February 1, ahead of the lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Southwest border defence war and joint victory of Vietnam and Cambodia over the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime