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Cambodian Temple in Silver Spring, MD
AAAYA DC Cambodian New Year Celebration
Celebrate Cambodian New Year with AAAYA DC at this popular local annual festival in Silver Spring, MD. Watch traditional dancers and taste amazing Cambodian food.
Time & Location
Apr 16, 2023, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
Cambodian Temple in Silver Spring, MD, 13800 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA
About the Event
Cambodian New Year (or Khmer New Year; Khmer: បុណ្យចូលឆ្នាំខ្មែរ [ɓon coːl cʰnam kʰmae]), also known as Choul Chnam Thmey (Khmer: ចូលឆ្នាំថ្មី [coːl cʰnam tʰməj] is the traditional celebration of the solar new year in Cambodia.
Watch dancers performing traditional Cambodian dances, and hear from AAAYA DC's Rita Pin Ahrens, a short explainer and history of the two processions. Look for the AAAYA banner on the lawn for our meeting spot.
While the festival is free to attend, bring your wallet to purchase food at this popular local annual festival in Silver Spring.