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For Immediate Release: August 15, 2008

City of Alexandria to Hold Annual Cambodian Community Day Festival

Sunday, August 24

The City of Alexandria's Annual Cambodian Community Day Festival is
scheduled for Sunday, August 24, from noon to 6 p.m. at Ben Brenman Park,
4800 Brenman Park Dr. Admission is free and the event will be held rain or
shine.

The theme for the festival is “Discover Cambodia.” Entertainment features
the Cambodian Mohoree Music Ensemble, classical dances, folk dances, and
the Stung Khiev band. Displays will showcase traditional arts and crafts,
paintings, and souvenirs. Activities include a cooking show, silk flower
making, a language class and an arts and crafts exhibition. Cambodian and
other Asian food and beverages will be available for purchase.

The City's Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, and the
Cambodian Community Day Committee are cosponsoring the festival. Cambodian
Community Day is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advocacy,
preservation and promotion of Cambodian culture and heritage.

Limited parking is available at Ben Brenman Park, and the public is
encouraged to take public transit to the event. For DASH schedule
information, call 703.370.DASH or visit www.dashbus.com. For Metrobus
schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit www.wmata.com.
For additional information on the Cambodian Community Day Festival, call
the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.883.4686 or visit
www.cambodiancommunityday.org

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City's Human
Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a
reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format,
call Cheryl Lawrence, Special Events Supervisor, at 703.838.4844 (TTY
703.838.4902) or e-mail cheryl.lawrence@alexandriava.gov.