Wellington Khmer Association INC

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Children / young people, General public, Migrants / refugees, People of Cambodian origin

Contact details

Meng Hok Mao, President of Wellington Khmer Association

khmerwellingtonassociation1979@gmail.com

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8-12 Dart Crescent,
Island Bay,
Wellington 6023

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Activity/ServiceCambodian New Year, Cambodian Commemoration Day
Description

Cambodian New Year is celebrated every year around 13,14,15,16 April and normally lasts for 3 days.

Morning Programme at St Patrick's College Hall:

8AM: People bring food and stuff and gather together at the Hall

9:30: Laymen and laywomen start chanting and taking precepts from the monk.

10:00 AM: Monks chant and bless people for new year.

10:30: People offer food and stuff to the monks and monks have their lunch.

11:30AM: People have their lunch

1:00PM: Everyone will participate in playing Cambodian traditional games and is set to finish at around 2PM.

Evening Programme:

6PM: People gathering

7:00PM starts the programme

- Cambodian traditional dancing

- Singing contest

- DJ and dancing

Evening programme is set to finish around 11PM.

WhenNormally, we meet people on Saturday and Sunday.
Where

St Patricks College - Kilbirnie
8-12 Dart Crescent,

Island Bay,
Wellington 6023

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Accessibility details

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  • Other languages available: Cambodian

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