Central Mansions wishes you and your loved ones a happy and safe Water Festival.
The Water Festival marks the reversal of the flow of the Tonle Sap River. It corresponds to the lunar Mid-Autumn Festival. “Auk Ambok’’ & ‘’ Sampeas Preah Khe” is a ceremony part of water festival, which usually happens on the second day of the holiday.
In 2022, it’s being held on November 7th, 8th and 9th. Heralding the end of the rainy season and the coming of the Harvest moon, the Water & Moon Festival. Sampeas Preah Khe refers to the Moon Salutation. Cambodians assemble at the pagodas just before midnight to eat Ambok, a traditional Cambodian rice dish consisting of rice fried in its husk, then pounded with a pestle and mixed with banana and coconut. “Auk Ambok’’ means a gathering with your family to eat the flattened rice with coconut, banana and then salute to the moon during this ceremony.
May you have a wonderful celebration on this joyous occasion.