Wonder Angkor Selfie Awarded Announced

Ministry of Tourism is organizsng an award competition for best selfies capturing the sun when it rises just above the middle tower of Angkor Wat temple, according to the ministry’s press release.

Second of its kind, the so-called Wonder Angkor Selfie award was inspired by phenomena – twice per year, when the run rises right above the central tower of the Cambodia’s world known temple.

Three best selfies, added the source, will be identified for the awards comprising of an official appreciation letter by the Ministry of Tourism and the amount of 1,000,000; 800,000 and 500,000 Riel (approximately US$250, 200 and 125) respectively for the first, second and third prizes.

Usually, the phenomena happen in March and September. This year, it is forecast that, the moment when the sun sits above the middle tower of Angkor Wat will be between 5:00 and 7:00 AM of Mar. 21.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press