The Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia
The Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia
Kingdom of Wonder
Southeast Asia Feel the Warmth
ASEAN Culture and Heritage

Pchum Ben Day or All Soul Day

Pchum Ben Day or All Soul Day

Running for 15 days from the end of September into October, and the exact date determined by the lunar calendar, this festival is dedicated to blessing...

| More
Cambodian Food

Prahok Kties

Prahok KtiesOur first meal in Cambodia consisted of fresh vegetables and prahok | More

Cambodia Tourism Law - Kingdom of Wonder
Service Category
Weather & Forecast
Feels Like: N/A°C
Currency Exchange
1 EUR ≈ 4,499.76 KHR
1 USD ≈ 4,054.61 KHR
CNN SPOT Adventure Cambodia SPOT CNN SPOT
Child Safe Tourism



Giant Puppet Festival

Siem Reap’s Giant Puppet Project has been celebrating for seven years already since 2007. The last celebration was in 23rd February 2013. It is an annual event for the children of Siem Reap in Cambodia. Providing a creative platform for disadvantaged children to foster and promote self expression and confidence through art are the objectives of Giant Puppet Project.

Over 500 children join the project every year. First step of the project involves three or four weeks of workshops. In the workshops, there are children from local school, orphanages and organizations. The children work together to create giant puppets. In two days, they will get giant puppets in size from ten to thirty meters. The puppets they made are about education, culture, or ecological themes such as road safety, endangered species, hygiene, local cultural appreciation and environmental awareness. They are produced through fun and creative workshops which are improving and encouraging the imagination of the children.

Second step, the final one is an exciting parade along the streets in Siem Reap Town. With many different puppets, Children are very happy to show their creation to the crowd of public from local communities as well as international tourists in the magic night. 

Many children are looking forward to joining the project next years.

Disclaimer: This website, Tourismcambodia.org, the official website of Ministry of Cambodia of the Kingdom of Cambodia, is designed and maintained collaboratively by Red Dot (Cambodia) Co. Ltd and Cybernetics Ltd, the owner Tourismcambodia.info and Tourismcambodia.net, a full service branding and advertising agency in Cambodia. While efforts are made to ensure that all the information hereto are good, accurate and up to date, by visiting the website Tourismcambodia.org, viewing, accessing or otherwise using any of the services or information created, collected, compiled or submitted to Tourismcambodia.org, you agree to be bound by the our Terms and Conditions of Use, (Click here). If you do not want to be bound by our Terms, your only option is not to visit, view or otherwise use the services of Tourismcambodia.org. You understand, agree and acknowledge that these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and Tourismcambodia.org and that your use of Tourismcambodia.org shall indicate your conclusive acceptance of this agreement.