Prachum Benda(Ancestors Day), is a Cambodian religious festival, culminating in
celebrations on the 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer Calendar.
Ancestor Day is more commonly known as Pchum Ben. It is an official holiday. On Ancestor Day (Pchum Ben),
Cambodians pay their respects to deceased relatives.
People cook meals for monks, bring offerings to the temple and throw rice near the
temple early in the morning, believing that the ghosts of their ancestors will
receive it on Pchum Ben.
Ancestors Day is a national holiday, celebrated on January second, in Haiti.