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Sihanoukville is a province in southwest Cambodia known for its beaches, tropical islands and the mangrove jungles of Ream National Park. Set around a deep-water port on a peninsula jutting into the Gulf of Thailand, the provincial capital of Sihanoukville is lined with palm-fringed beaches, seafood restaurants and late-night bars. Overlooking the capital is the hilltop Buddhist temple of Wat Leu.

  • The 5th Sihanoukville-Angkor Beer Int'l Half Marathon 2016 March

    6th March 2016, Sihanoukville Cambodia

    The Sihanoukville International Half Marathon for protecting the environment loving nature is following the step of the successful Angkor Wat international half Marathon to run for artificial limbs support the land mine victims and disable people. We now extending the international event to one of the most beautiful beach in the world as the beach just been recognized by the international club of the most beautiful Bays in the world in last May 2011.

    The serious matters of pollution, global warming, unexpecting series of calamities on our globe in this century  bring a very deep concern to us all. To save our nature and for the well being of the present-day mankind and the future generation, we eagerly appeal to all runners around the world come to join and share your great concern of these matters in the first event of the Sihanoukville International Half Marathon.

    Your great consciousness and presence should be very grateful and warmly welcomed in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

    Date: 6th March 2016

    Venue: Sihanoukville, Cambodia

    Event organizer: Cambodia Events Organizer Co., Ltd.

    Tel: +855 (0) 23 21 35 25 / Fax: +855 23 216 296

    Contact cambodia@hotels.tv to find a hotel the event with best rates.

  • Khmer New Year APRIL

    14th-16th April 2016, Sihanoukville Cambodia

    Cambodian New Year is the greatest traditional festival and national holiday in Cambodia. It starts on 13th, 14th or 15th April depending on the ancient horoscope, and it lasts for three days. Cambodian New Year marks the end of the harvest season when farmers enjoy the yield and relax before rainy season starts.

    Maha Songkran

    Maha Songkran, derived from Sanskrit Maha Sankranti, is the name of the first day of the new year celebration. It is the end of the year and the beginning of a new one. People dress up and light candles and burn incense sticks at shrines, where the members of each family pay homage to offer thanks for the Buddha's teachings by bowing, kneeling and prostrating themselves three times before his image. For good luck people wash their face with holy water in the morning, their chests at noon, and their feet in the evening before they go to bed.

    Virak Vanabat

    Vireak Vanabat is the name of the second day of the new year celebration. People contribute charity to the less fortunate by helping the poor, servants, homeless, and low-income families. Families attend a dedication ceremony to their ancestors at monasteries.

    Vearak Loeng Sak

    T'ngai Loeng Sak in Khmer is the name of the third day of the new year celebration. Buddhists wash the Buddha statues and their elders with perfumed water. Bathing the Buddha images is a symbolic practice to wash bad actions away like water clean dirt from household items. It is also thought to be a kind deed that will bring longevity, good luck, happiness and prosperity in life. By washing their grandparents and parents, the children can obtain from them best wishes and good pieces of advice to live the life for the rest of the year.

    Traditional games

    Cambodia is home to a variety of games played to transform the dull days into memorable occasions. These games are similar to those played at Manipur, a north-eastern state in India. Throughout the Khmer New Year, street corners often are crowded with friends and families enjoying a break from routine, filling their free time with dancing and games. Typically, Khmer games help maintain one's mental and physical dexterity.

    • Chol Chhoung

    A game played especially on the first nightfall of the Khmer New Year by two groups of boys and girls. Ten or 20 people comprise each group, standing in two rows opposite each other. One group throws the "chhoung" to the other group. When it is caught, it will be rapidly thrown back to the first group. If someone is hit by the "chhoung," the whole group must dance to get the "chhoung" back while the other group sings to the dance.

    • Chab Kon Kleng

    A game played by imitating a hen as she protects her chicks from a crow. Adults typically play this game on the night of the first New Year's Day. Participants usually appoint a strong player to play the hen who protects "her" chicks, while another person is picked to be the "crow". While both sides sing a song of bargaining, the crow tries to catch as many chicks as possible as they hide behind the hen.

    • Bos Angkunh

    The simple style consists of just throwing the Ongkunhs to hit the target Ongkunhs. The extended style adds five more stages in addition to the throwing stage. Both styles end with a penalty called Jours-activity that the winning team members get to perform on the losing team members. The Jours-activity is performed by using the Onkunghs the hit the knees of the losing team.

    • Leak Kanseng

    A game played by a group of children sitting in a circle. Someone holding a "kanseng" (Cambodian towel) that is twisted into a round shape walks around the circle while singing a song. The person walking secretly tries to place the "kanseng" behind one of the children. If that chosen child realizes what is happening, he or she must pick up the "kanseng" and beat the person sitting next to him or her.

    • Bay Khom

    A game played by two children in rural or urban areas during their leisure time. Ten holes are dug in the shape of an oval into a board in the ground. The game is played with 42 small beads, stones or fruit seeds. Before starting the game, five beads are put into each of the two holes located at the tip of the board. Four beads are placed in each of the remaining eight holes. The first player takes all the beads from any hole and drops them one by one in the other holes. He or she must repeat this process until they have dropped the last bead into a hole that lies besides any empty one. Then they must take all the beads in the hole that follows the empty one. At this point, the second player may have his turn. The game ends when all the holes are empty. The player with the greatest number of beads wins the game. It is possibly similar to congkak.

    Angkor Sankrant

    Angkor Sankranti is an event of Khmer New Year organized by the Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia (UYFC) which is held in Siem Reap. Angkor Sankranti is an opportunity for all Cambodians as a united Khmer Family and for foreign friends to receive unforgettable and exquisite experiences during Khmer New Year in Cambodia.

  • Fresh from the Ocean Seafood October

    1st Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016, Sihanoukville Cambodia

    Sihanoukville is a great place to relax and unwind by the beach. But, in addition to the white sandy beaches and the warm Gulf of Thailand waters, there is an increasing number of visitors who set aside some time to enjoy the great selection of fresh from-the-ocean seafood in Sihanoukville and the nearby towns of Kampot and Kep.Seafood is the speciality of Sihanoukville, with giant prawns, crabs, squid and fresh ocean fish being particularly popular. A number of little bars and restaurants line the beaches, and it is even possible to sit back and enjoy some fresh seafood right on the beach.Particularly popular is Ochheuteal Beach, but you will also find a range of food stalls at Victory and Hawaii beaches. If you ever get 'beached out' or just want to do something different, you might also want to join a Khmer Cooking Class where you will learn to prepare some of the most popular Cambodian fish dishes yourself.

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