Some 300,000 Visitors Join Three-Day River Festival in Battambang
AKP Phnom Penh, March 16, 2020 —
The three-day River Festival, which ended yesterday, attracted about 300,000 national and foreign visitors.
The River Festival 2020, the sixth of its kind, was held from Mar. 13 to 15 in Battambang provincial city.
The participation of many people reflected their support for the River Festival, said H.E. Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism at the closing ceremony of the annual event on Mar. 15 evening.
The festival provided a platform for people to enjoy the entertainment programmes, particularly reached local products displayed in the function, H.E. Thong Khon said.
River Festival is organised every year on a rotation basis by the riparian provinces. The first River Festival was organised in Kratie province in 2015, followed by the second in Kampong Cham province, the third in Stung Treng province, the fourth in Kandal province, and the fifth in Kampong Chhnang province.
(Photo: Ministry of Tourism)
By Chea Vannak