- Cambodia celebrates a new year in its national calendar, an event that marks the beginning of the raining season.
- The Don Bosco Technical School of Cambodia celebrate the Khmer New Year with the Thanksgiving Day, a moment where students pay respect to their parents and teachers.
- This year the event was especially dedicated to the Don Bosco 200th birthday and the youth washed his image as a sign of love and gratitude for his fatherly protection.
The Don Bosco Technical School Hatrans send you all a special greetings with the occasion of the Khmer New Year 2015, the Year of the Goat according to the Cambodian calendar. Thank you for your support to the Cambodian children and youth, in their own traditions and culture and through institutions like Don Bosco. They are growing in a friendly and educative environment of Peace, Justice and Hope to overcome poverty, abuse and hardships.
The Time of Eastern remembers us the victory of the Cross over death. It is therefore a sign of Hope. It is a sign that means a lot for our 21st century, a time where we face many global problems such as wars, conflicts, climate change, natural disasters and poverty, but also signs of Unity and Solidarity among peoples from different cultures, traditions, languages, races and religions.