Khmer literature has a history which dates from ancient times. Despite a tragic interruption under the Khmer Rouge regime of the 1970s, the age-old art is once again blooming.
Physical art exhibitions allow you to get inside the gallery hall and enjoy the artworks in a set time at a set place for a limited time period.
Nineteen pieces of contemporary paintings by talented local artist Teang Borin, who focuses on the hand and foot movements of traditional Khmer Apsara dancers, are to be exhibited at the gallery of the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hotel.
A group of young volunteers is set to hold the Lakhon Khol Lacquer Mask programme as part of the “Heritage Day” large-scale cultural event on June 19, 2022 at The Factory Phnom Penh at Urban Village.
The rattan-like woven vine quality of Kvay Samnang’s deer, peacock and cow – now on display at Borey Chankiri by Urbanland – make the sculptures seem organic but the copper metal they are cast from gives them a definite permanence and presence in the room that impresses.
The New Generation of Lakhon Khol Youth Traditional Dance Group is making plans to put on a spectacular performance in Siem Reap at the end of this year that will be bigger and better than their show held last week for the annual traditional celebration of Sampheas Krou.
Son Soeun and his lifelong friend Bin Song are in their late seventies, but they can both still play a rare musical instrument called the angkuoch and often do so together.
With war raging in Ukraine following Russia’s military offensive there, millions of Ukrainians have been turned into refugees who are either internally displaced within their own country or forced to flee abroad and seek refuge in neighbouring countries like Poland or even further westward in other
Born and raised in Seattle, American artist Lauren Iida has been living in the Kingdom off and on for the past 13 years and making significant contributions to Cambodia’s contemporary arts scene, which includes founding the artist’s collective Open Studio Cambodia
As most people are aware, the Kingdom has very strict laws on the depiction of nudity when it’s done for prurient reasons, such as making pornography.