Cambodian New Year
When is Cambodian/Khmer New Year 2013?
The 2013 Khmer New Year Days fall on the 14, 15, and 16 of April. On April 14th at 2:12 AM, it marks the end of Buddhist year 2556 BE (Buddhist Era – based on the Lunar Calendar) and the start of New Year 2557, the year of Snake. The New Year’s angel of this year is Thungsak Tevy, the first daughter of Kabil Moha Prum. She is dwelling at Chatomahara Reachika Palace and wears a ruby necklace and her hair is adorned with a hairpin of pomegranate flower. As weapons, she carries a disc on her right hand and a shell on her left hand. She rides Garuda as vehicle. Her favorite food is fig fruit.