July 11, 2014 ICS Travel Group

Traditions & Beliefs | Royal Ash Procession

Royal Ash Procession, Cambodia

Royal Ash Procession of King Somdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk

Cambodia celebrates Buddhist Lent in a manner similar to it’s neighbors, but this year the 11 July 2014 is a special public holiday for the Royal Ash Procession of King Somdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk who passed away last year and was a highly influential figure during Cambodia’s recent turbulent history.