Water Festival: All you need to know

The end of the rainy season and the beginning of a new festival is called the Water Festival which is celebrated in different places and countries of the world. The beginning of November marks the beginning of the grandest water festival in Cambodia called Bon Om Talk which means the Cambodia Water Festival.

This festival has been celebrated every year since the 13th century in Cambodia and its main purpose is to convey to the people the priceless benefits of water and its usefulness. Water is considered a life-giving element in Cambodia, so to understand and explain its importance, this festival is especially celebrated.

This festival is celebrated by people doing different things in almost the whole of Cambodia, which includes boat races, dancing, singing, feasting of delicious dishes, and much more. People of every section, whether small or big, celebrate this festival together, this festival has no relation to religion and caste because it is a completely non-religious celebration.

Some special events like boat races have a special connection with the history and tradition of Cambodia. If you are planning to participate in this special festival to be held at the end of the year, then you will get to know some special things about Cambodia.

The temperature of Cambodia remains favorable during this time of the year, which is around 25-30 degrees Celsius during the day and mildly cold at night. Besides this festival, there are many temples and excellent places in Cambodia that you can visit in your free time. And enjoy different regions of Cambodia.

You have to take care of some important things when you go to the temples as if you will be wearing a dress that covers the entire area from your shoulders to your knees and women will have to take special care of the scarf on the head. These are some small things that you have to take care of so that the religious sentiments of the people of Cambodia are not disturbed.

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