The celebration of July 14 is a highlight of the year in France and the French community in Phnom Penh recreated the celebrationg with a soiree to provide an opportunity for attendees to enjoy French culture.
The French-Cambodian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIFC), collaberated with the French Embassy to organise a friendly celebration of Bastille Day on July 13 on Koh Pich.
The unique event brought together all guests around an elborate dinner with cocktails. The food was provided by the served by the Good France Committee, which is composed of Bonbon, Comme à la Maison, Khéma Restaurant, La Pergola, Le Bouchon Wine Bar, Le Raffles, Le Sofitel, Le Vôtre, Open Wine and Topaz Restaurant.
The evening featured a variety of entertainment, including live music, and a lucky draw in which all guests had a chance to win two round trip tickets from Phnom Penh to France on Emirates Airlines, a $500 voucher from Total, and many more prizes.
Tensions seemed to subside as quickly as they escalated at the Laos-Cambodia border.
Shaved ice, fruit toppings, and a squirt of cream – these are the ingredients to make a perfect bingsu.