Indian Food Festival 2022

Embassy of India

Phnom Penh


Press Release

  The Embassy of India in Cambodia, inaugurated the Iconic Week celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) on 08 August 2022. The AKAM is an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements. As part of the celebration the Embassy of India in Phnom Penh is organising the ‘Iconic week’ from 08-16 August 2022 in Cambodia.

2.On the inaugural day of the iconic week, a food festival was organized in association with Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh, where renowned Master Chef Jhupa Singh flied from India to Cambodia to showcase northern Indian specialty at Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh.

    The inaugural event on 8 August 2022 was graced by H.E. Ly Thuch, senior Minister & Vice-President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority, H.E. Sry Thamarong, Minister Delegate to Prime Minister. H.E. Khoung Sreng, Governor of Phnom Penh, senior officials from Cambodian Government, Ambassadors of Diplomatic Missions, renowned Cambodian chefs and guests from different walks of life.

3.The event commenced with the opening remarks by Dr. Devyani Khobragade, Ambassador of India, wherein she highlighted the shared heritage and culinary connections between India and Cambodia. The guests experienced India’s unique food varieties and admired various cooking styles. In honour of India’s 75th Anniversary of independence day, Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh has inaugurated ‘India week’ at their hotel, where different varieties of Indian cusines and dishes will be served throughout the week.