Tag Archive: Bon Om Touk

Bon Om Touk – Water Festival Impressions.

Harbinger for the Phnom Penh Water Festival.

Bon Om Touk is arriving ……!! First boats have already trained merrily on the Tonle Sap. With cheering, clapping and shouting families, villagers and friends support their boat teams. More >>  General Information about Bon… Continue reading

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: No water festival in 2013.

The government has announced the cancellation of this year’s Water Festival (Bon Om Touk) for the third year in a row. Phnom Penh Water Festival Canceled for Third Year Running. Amid persistent opposition… Continue reading

Water Festival 2013 – Bon Om Tuk – Phnom Penh.

Festival set to return in November Water fun to flow on November 16, 17, 18, 2013. Cambodia’s annual Water Festival will go forward as usual this November after a two-year hiatus. The festival,… Continue reading

Phnom Penh: Cambodian Government cancels Water Festival 2012.

Due to the death of King Father Norodom Sihanouk, the annual Water Festival celebrations in Phnom Penh have been cancelled. Because of massive floods, last years Water Festival has taken place without boat… Continue reading

Cambodia: Bad Mood on 11/11/2011.

On the morning of the third day of Bon Om Touk or Water Festival. Sad mood along the Tonle Sap river bank. Today, I am an early bird. It’s a few minutes after… Continue reading

Cambodia: Water Festival 1945/46

Next week, the Kingdom of Cambodia will celebrate its world-famous Bon Om Touk aka Water Festival: November 9 – 11. This year in a reduced form, without boat races because of severe monsoon… Continue reading

Bon Om Touk: 1000 $ pro Toten und 200 $ pro Verletzten

Und schon beginnt wieder der kambodschanische Alltag: Der Besitzer der Diamond Island und damit auch der Todesbrücke, Pung Kheau Se, der zugleich Chef der ACLEDA Bank in Kambodscha ist, geht nach dem tragischen… Continue reading

The Deadly Bridge of Bon Om Touk – Die Brücke des Todes

  Es war kein Brückeneinsturz wie viele vor allem aus Europa vermuten. Die Brücke hatte die ungefähr 1000 jungen Leute voll und ganz getragen. Zu Tode kamen die Menschen, vor allem die jungen… Continue reading

Increasing Environmental Awareness??

Will the clean-up after the 2010 Water Festival be easier than in past years? Because of increasing environmental awareness and more disposal options? The garbage company Cintri has deployed nearly 600 workers and… Continue reading