5th River Festival to Take Place in Kampong Chhnang Province

Cambodia will host this year's River Festival in Kampong Chhnang province from Mar. 15 to 17 under the theme of river links peace, people and tourism.

When convening a preparatory meeting for the event, Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon encouraged all competent officials at all levels to work hard in hosting the 5th River Festival that will contribute significantly to promoting tourism and economy especially of the province.

It will be a good opportunity to build public awareness of green and sustainable tourism, sanitary service provision and diversification of products, he added.

The first-ever River Festival for Kampong Chhnang province will feature cultural and sporting activities, as well as tree planting, seminars, tourism and Khmer product exhibitions and trade fairs.

Cambodia's first river festival took place in 2015 in Kratie province and Kandal province hosted the fourth one last year.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press