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A Cambodian worker decorates puts lights and lanterns for the Lunar New Year at a gate of a town house in Phnom Penh on January 20, 2017. While not a holiday in Cambodia, the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in China and a number of countries in east and southeast Asia, starts on January 27 bringing in the "Year of the Rooster".
A Cambodian worker decorates puts lights and lanterns for the Lunar New Year at a gate of a town house in Phnom Penh on January 20, 2017. While not a holiday in Cambodia, the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in China and a number of countries in east and southeast Asia, starts on January 27 bringing in the "Year of the Rooster".

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New Year in Cambodia: Prayers, pagodas and parties

Cambodian New Year marks the end of harvesting season. Cambodians return to their ancestral homes for three days of celebrations

New Year in Cambodia: Prayers, pagodas and parties

Cambodian New Year marks the end of harvesting season. Cambodians return to their ancestral homes for three days of celebrations