H.E. Khieu Kanharith Celebrates 1st Day of Kan Ben Festival

AKP Phnom Penh, September 25, 2018—

Cambodia’s Minister of Information H.E. Khieu Kanharith (Pic. 1) lights candles while he and his colleagues were celebrating the first day of the 14-day Kan Ben Festival at North Chen Damdek pagoda in Phnom Penh this morning.

Kan Ben is part of “Pchum Ben” Festival or the Festival for the Dead, one of the biggest religious festivals in Cambodia. “Pchum Ben” falls on the fifteenth day of Kan Ben, which is to celebrate this year on Oct. 9.

Photo: Khem Sovannara