Cambodian New Year Brought to you in part by Rotha Chao party time!! • In Cambodia, Khmer New Year is the greatest traditional festival. • Begins on April 13th or 14th • It Can be 3 to 4 days long. http://ethnomed.org/ethnomed.cultures/cambodian/khmer_new_yr.html The Party Begins! • The 1st day can be described as inauguration of the New Angels. People will clean and decorate their houses and prepare food. • The 2nd day is where the family gets offerings. Also give to less fortunate, for good luck. • The 3rd day is most important. This is when the New Year really begins. • The third night is when we all pray for a better year.