The origin of Slaprea
The Khmer word "Slaprea" (written as ស្លាបព្រា) directly translates to the word "spoon". And with a pun-intended, the Khmer
word "slap" (ស្លាប) means "wings" thus our Flying Spoon! The whole notion of Slaprea is a tasting event where your tastebuds and senses go flying!
cambodia’s biggest food festival
Slaprea is Cambodia’s biggest food festival with hundreds of food & beverage offers along with music, activities and contests. With the vision of being 100% single-use-plastic-free, Slaprea is also one of the safest food events in Asia. We welcome all to taste new flavors, experience new cuisines and engage in fun activities for all ages - all while minimizing environmental impact.
Our Main Objectives:
Reducing the impact of waste in Cambodia through major events and campaigns.
Awareness and Education on recycling, up-cycling and waste management.
Trash Pick-ups - to clean streets, but more importantly connect the community for synergy.
Supporting Arts & Culture.
Supporting Healthcare in Cambodia.
what happened at Slaprea 2019?
531,000+ social media reach.
Over 20% of our vendors sold out, some even sold out twice! On average festival goers were spending about $12 per person.
Vendors were offered discounted alternative packaging and free banana plates to be used for attendees.
The Idea staff and event volunteers developed and implemented waste management operating procedures to manage the waste generated at the event.
15 bin stations were made accessible to attendees separating waste into compost, recycling and landfill waste. The total amount of waste generated at this event over the course of 2 days was around 1500 kg, averaging 0.06 of waste per person.