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Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival 2018: See the schedule

Publication date 19 February 2018 | 17:08 | ICT

All events take place at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center. THURSDAY, 22 FEBRUARY Opening ceremony Khmer traditional dance, jsr, Gagaku, Bati-Holic AK Hall 18:30 -20:00 FRIDAY, 23 FEBRUARY



  • Stand-up comic Gina Yashere, who has appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, is in Phnom Penh on a return trip and performing two shows this weekend. Photo supplied

    Comics talk courage and convictions

    Publication date 19 January 2018 | 08:27 | ICT

    After performing at the Ecran Cinema in Kampot last night, elevator-engineer-turned-comic Gina Yashere and 84-year-old stand-up artist Lynn Ruth Miller will perform back-to-back shows tonight and on Saturday in Phnom Penh.

  • Artist Tith Kanitha next to one of her untitled sculptures for her new exhibition Instinct.

    An artist explores ‘instinct’

    Publication date 16 January 2018 | 07:45 | ICT

    In the white-walled exhibition room of Sa Sa Bassac gallery lives, for the time being, a collection of amorphous wire sculptures, hanging from the walls and ceiling, or draped over pedestals, as part of a solo show by Tith Kanitha,

  • Artist Karen Hartmann, who has been in Cambodia for the last six years and will be exhibiting her work beginning tonight at Chinese House. Photo supplied/Karl Laframboise

    New exhibition has theme of evolution at its core

    Publication date 12 January 2018 | 06:09 | ICT

    Karen Hartmann’s new exhibition, Changing Paradigms, is all about evolution.

  • The Cambodian Royal Ballet practises yesterday for three upcoming performances this weekend.

    Time travelling through ballet

    Publication date 12 January 2018 | 06:05 | ICT

    Audiences attending any of the three performances of the Cambodian Royal Ballet’s show Memories in Motion today and on Saturday will be treated to a time-travelling tour of Khmer classical dance.

  • Woman and Memories by painter Saing Nan.

    Young artists explore lasting suffering of forced marriages

    Publication date 11 January 2018 | 08:50 | ICT

    Over the past three weeks after long days in the studio, Saing Nan, a painter and alumnus of the Royal University of Fine Arts, has spent most of his evenings on his new work Woman and Memories, a striking portrait of a woman with h

  • Actors from Khmer Arts Action perform an adaptation of the book Boss with a Thief’s Heart on Friday at Preah Sisowath High School as part of a new arts education pilot program. Supplied/Keat Sokim

    High hopes meet hurdles in plan to bring arts education to every school in Cambodia

    Publication date 09 January 2018 | 06:55 | ICT

    To the students running around Phnom Penh’s Preah Sisowath High School, the wide expanse of concrete towards the front of the campus is nothing more than a basketball court.

  • Filmmaker Rithy Panh, activist Loung Ung, actor-director Angelina Jolie and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt attend the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

    Nomination but no win at Golden Globes for First They Killed My Father

    Publication date 08 January 2018 | 12:53 | ICT

    Angelina Jolie and Rithy Panh's highly acclaimed First They Killed My Father came away from the 75th Golden Globe Awards without a win in the best foreign language film category.

  • Cambodia’s 2017 in pictures

    Publication date 03 January 2018 | 17:20 | ICT

    From political drama and deaths to cultural marvels and the minutiae of daily life, here are 50 moments captured by our photographers around the Kingdom in 2017.

  • Was Cambodia home to Asia’s ancient ‘Land of Gold’?

    Publication date 05 January 2018 | 07:58 | ICT

    The location of the fabled realm of Suvarnabhumi is shrouded in mystery. A Cambodian scholar believes an inscription on a stone tablet provides compelling evidence that it was in the Kingdom — but he is far from the first person to make the claim for their own country.

  • Artist and teacher Daniel Ou during a ‘Sip ’n Paint’ course on December 27.

    The Art Bar aims to inspire new artists

    Publication date 02 January 2018 | 07:55 | ICT

    In an industrial pocket of Phnom Penh, just north of the Chroy Changvar bridge, Mark and Jefferson Huang have built a paradise for artists – and for the wannabes too hesitant until now to put themselves out there.