Krom, a bluesy five-piece that formed in Phnom Penh in 2010, has been nominated for two Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year, founder Christopher Minko confirmed on Friday.
In the two weeks before political analyst Kem Ley was shot dead in a gas station convenience store last weekend, he posted 19 political “jokes” to his Facebook page, having announced plans to write 99 and then publish them in a book at the end of this year.
The songs of the Khmer Rouge served as the inescapable soundtrack to the regime's brutal reign, but also acted as a failed attempt to inculcate the proper revolutionary mindset, according to new research.
A program by Heritage Watch trains children to appreciate their archeological heritage in hopes of inspiring their efforts to prevent it from disappearing.
Organizers of this year’s Chaktomuk Short Film Festival are encouraging the submission of films addressing human trafficking and migration.
On a street lined with girlie bars, Phnom Penh’s first Hooters stands apart in orange hot pants.
Kon Khmer Koun Khmer, an association of young Cambodian filmmakers, is taking a major gamble this week: presenting its first feature-length film in a commercial cinema, and trusting that the Phnom Penh public will support a movie with an unusual format.
An all-star lineup of Cambodian artists and photographers will open next week in Phnom Penh at an uncommon venue for modern art: the National Museum.
While Indian film is synonymous with Bollywood for many casual moviegoers, the second edition of Indian Cinema Week in Phnom Penh seeks to highlight the diversity of productions from a country that makes more than 1,600 movies every year.
New archeological dating is helping to settle two old mysteries: the story behind Baphuon monument, and why King Suryavarman I does not appear to have built his own temple.
Artist Hour Seyha's latest exhibition depicts the ravages of heavy alcohol consumption on Cambodian society.
“Interlace,” an exhibition that opened in New York City on Friday night, features the work of three Cambodian artists who grew up in the U.S. after fleeing the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s and early ’80s.
The Ministry of Culture released a book on Monday about 68 Khmer sculptures that were stolen from museums in Battambang City during decades of war and conflict, and intends to use the publication in a global search to recover the artifacts.
Artwork and documents representing the memories of women who lost their husbands during the Khmer Rouge era or fighting during the early 1970s and ’80s will be exhibited on Sunday at the Sangker Art Space and Gallery in Battambang City.
In 1978, Neth Phoumary fled a Khmer Rouge work camp in Svay Rieng province on foot, with her infant son and handicapped daughter in a basket on her back and her 2-year-old daughter clutching her hand at her side.
In a departure from the themes that have long defined Khmer classical dances—love, hate and jealousy—proteges of renowned choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro are steering the form to focus on more grounded issues in their latest works.
For nearly a century, France and Germany were sworn enemies, their hatred swelling during the 20th century’s two biggest wars. But today the countries are the E.U.’s backbone and have become allies, joining forces to handle the crisis that Europe now faces.
Davy Chou’s feature film “Diamond Island,” shot mostly in Phnom Penh and featuring an all Cambodian cast, was awarded the French Screenwriter and Author Society’s SACD prize on Thursday during the Cannes Film Festival.
In the cluttered backyard of an unassuming stilted house just down the road from the Killing Fields on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, archaeologists are digging up a relic of the country’s historical high point: a kiln that once furnished stoneware pottery across the Angkorian empire.
French-Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh, who has become a familiar figure at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, premiered his latest documentary on Friday during the festival’s Special Screenings.