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Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

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1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204


New Year in the Park - Celebrating Cambodian, Lao, Thai, and Burmese cultures

Glenhaven Park at NE 82nd Avenue and Siskiyou Street

Saturday, April 29 2017, 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM


Admission is free and everyone is invited!


Event Types > Community Events


New Year in the Park

Masters of Ceremony
Ronault Catalani (Polo) and Toc Soneoulay-Gillespie

  • 9:30-11:15am Food offering to the monks and blessing 
  • 11:15-11:45am National anthems
  • 11:45-11:50am Opening ceremony 
  • 11:50am-12:30pm Cultural performances
      • PSU Cambodian Student Association
      • Thai Bumblebee 
      • Khana Luke Larn Lao 
      • Cambodian Dance Troupe of Oregon
      • Burmese Community of Oregon 
  • 12:30 -12:45pm Keynote Speakers
    • Mayor Ted Wheeler
    • Commissioner Amanda Fritz 
  • 12:45-1:00pm Cultural Performances 
    • Kinally Lao & Music Dance School
    • Cambodian Dance Troupe of Oregon
  • 1:00-1:30pm New Year Parade
    • New Year Parade (all with costume are invited to participate in the parade). Organized by Cambodian Buddhist Temple
  • 1:30-2:45pm Cultural performances, speeches, songs, and music
    • Thai Association 
    • Khana Luke Larn Lao 
    • Thai Bumblebee
    • Burmese Comm of Oregon
    • Cambodian American Community of Oregon
    • Speakers: Central Northeast Neighbors
    • Lao Song by Kayla Manikham
  • 2:45-3:15pm Thai Boxing by Muay Thai
  • 3:15-6:00pm Cambodian and Lao live music
  • 9:30am-6:00pm Food, games, and activities