Last week, Thansur Sokha Hotel held its annual “Spirit Possession Parade”, or Hae Neak Ta, featuring the presence of numerous distinguished guests. This year, the parade was held to eradicate bad luck and bring prosperity. Last week, the hotel prepared for the parade in accordance with the Chinese Zodiac, with the Neak Ta asking for joy, happiness, prosperity and good luck. Charms were handed out to participants to protect them from bad spirits. Photos by Pha Lina
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