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Khmer fest gives thanks for harvest

Update: October, 07/2017 - 14:00
Water warriors: The Ngo (Kmer boat) race of 58 troupes, including 11 troupes of female racers, will open the Oóc Om Bóc Festival, a traditional event held by ethnic Khmer to give thanks for the year’s harvests in the Cửu Long (Mekong) River Delta provinces. It will take place in Sóc Trăng Province from October 28 to November 3. — VNA/VNS Photo Trung Hiếu
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SÓC TRĂNG —  The traditional Oóc Om Bóc Festival that gives thanks for the year’s harvests will be held in the Cửu Long (Mekong) River Delta province of Sóc Trăng this month.  

The festival, one of the Khmer’s three largest, is celebrated every year by Khmers who live in the re