Reference : V-P-KH-E-00432
Date : 10/2017
Country/Region : CAMBODIA
Caption : Beanteay Meanchey province, Thmar Pouk district, New village. A family is reunited by the ICRC after 43 years apart.
Photographer : DUNLOP, Nic
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The family performs a Srong Peah or the Mutch Taek Oy Mae ceremony. It aims to ask for forgiveness from mother, it is a cleansing ceremony for washing away sins of the past and for wishing the elders good health. This is normally done once a year during Khmer new year.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4288x2848
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour