Published April 18, 2013
Across the country this weekend, Cambodian-Americans welcomed the Year of the Snake. At the Wat Buddhikaram temple in Silver Spring, Md., Cambodian residents welcomed others from the community in celebrations. Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett called the Khmer New Year celebrations "a major annual event" demonstrating how Cambodian-Americans "continue to make significant contributions to enhance the quality of life" in Maryland. VOA Khmer's Im Sothearith reports from the temple.