The students and the staff celebrate the Water Festival – which is the Buddhist New Year in Cambodia. The actual date is from 13 - 15 April. Although many people celebrate the 1st January – the Buddhist New Year is very important to them.
The festival is the time to remind the people that they need to recognize and respect what their parents and elders have done for them throughout their life. Buddhist people also visit Buddhist temples and worship the great Buddha. They offer food to monks and cleanse the image of the Buddha with perfumed-water