The Loi (or Loy) Krathong festival is celebrated nationwide as the full moon of the 12th lunar month – usually in November – lights up the night sky.
Celebrated during the full moon of the Buddhist month of Kadeuk (usually in November), the Cambodian Water Festival known as Bon Om Touk heralds the reversal of the flow of the Tonle Sap river, a major focus of life for many Cambodians. The festival also commemorates the end of the country’s rainy season, and its origins date back to the 12th century.
After the rains, the monks would need new robes and on the full moon day, the offering of new robes for the monks are held. It is called the Khahtein ceremony.
Angono’s joyous fiesta in honor of San Clemente whose image, resplendent in papal investment, is borne by male devotees during a procession accompanied by parehadoras devotees dressed in colorful local costumes, wooden shoes and carrying boat paddles and higantes, giant paper mache effigies.
Surin province is well-known for its domestic elephant village where it holds 'Surin Elephant Round-Up' every year to show various performance by elephants.
Deepavali or the 'Festival of Lights' is celebrated by Hindus with prayers, family gatherings and festivities.
As one of the major cultural festivals in Singapore, Deepavali (also known as “Diwali” or the “Festival of Lights”) is a celebration to mark the triumph of good over evil.
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