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Khmer people in Soc Trang celebrate Sene Dolta festival

The Khmer community in the southern provinces of Soc Trang is celebrating their Sene Dolta festival, a major event of the ethnic group to remember ancestors.

 

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The Sene Dolta festival is held from the 29th day of the 8th lunar month to the first day of the 9th lunar month. It's a major event of the Khmer ethnic group to remember their ancestors, with both traditional rituals and social activities

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Before the festival, Khmer families clean their houses and prepare offerings, which are usually traditional cakes and dishes. The festival is an occasion for all members of the families to gather to pay tribute to ancestors

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On the occasion, local authorities hold art and sports activities. Local officials also visit pagodas and poor Khmer families to present gifts and share the joy with the community

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