Tag Archive for Cambodian New Year

Khmer New Year Community Fair 2016/2560

5/1/16 – The annual Khmer New Year Celebration happened on the Common yesterday with music, food, dance, awards, games and more to welcome in the Year of the Monkey, B.E. 2560/C.E. 2016. In case you missed it, the sights and sounds have been beautifully captured by Anne Jones Principe. Be sure to check out Principe’s…

Khmer New Year on the Common 2015/2559

The 2015/2559 annual Khmer New Year Celebration and Community Fair was held on the Lynn Common Saturday with live entertainment, dance, games, food, and more food to begin the year of the goat. Check out Happens’ photos of past Khmer New Year celebrations: Year 2558 Year 2557 Year 2556 Year 2555 (with audio) Year 2554…

Khmer New Year Community Fair on Lynn Common

Help welcome the Year of the Goat with food, raffles, games, live music, crafts, community resource tables and more this Saturday on the Lynn Common (rain date May 2). (Link to event in the Happens Calendar and share!) Check out Happens’ photos of past Khmer New Year celebrations: Year 2558 Year 2557 Year 2556 Year…

Khmer New Year on the Common

2557 – The Year of the Snake. Here are a few photos from Saturday’s Cambodian celebration on Lynn Common. Coconut dancers. Warding off evil. Jose Rivera at the Lynn YMCA table   Also… Cambodian New Year at Lynn Community Health Center Previous years… Happy 2556! Khmer New Year on the Common Photos & Sounds: Cambodian…

Happy 2556! Khmer New Year on the Common

2012/2556 – The Year of the Dragon. Here are a few photos from today’s celebration on Lynn Common. A crowd gathers by the stage, set in front of the Frederick Douglass Bandstand on the Lynn Common, for a full day’s worth of entertainment, including speeches from local pols, fashion shows, dance troupes, and live music.…

Photos & Sounds: Cambodian New Year

Happy 2555!! That’s the year according to the Buddhist calendar. Cambodian New Year, or Khmer New Year, is an annual tradition in Lynn that outgrew last year’s spot behind the Cambodian Temple on Chestnut Street. Last Saturday, April 30th, a parade led the way from the temple to the Lynn Common, where people had plenty…