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Lion, dragon dances presented in Cambodia to mark Chinese New Year

Folk artists performed lion and dragon dances in Cambodia on Monday to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival, which falls on Tuesday.

Cambodia Town Art Gallery Keeps Art Alive In Long Beach

Many artists may have been killed during the Cambodian genocide, but the artistic spirit in the Cambodian community is still very much alive today.

A Monk’s-Eye View of England, From Hamburgers to Human Rights

Venerable Luon Sovath spent two months touring the UK, with filmmaker Chris Kelly standing in as his “pagoda boy.”

‘Angkor should inspire, not stop us’ / Cambodia’s top contemporary artists...

In Siem Reap, the newly opened Treeline Urban Resort has built into its foundation an open-air gallery where contemporary Cambodian artists can display their works on rotation, contributing their pieces to one of the four themed exhibits each year.

Chinese experts help preserve Cambodia’s Angkor temples, forge China-ASEAN cultural bond

As the sun sets over the ancient city of Angkor in the deep jungle in northwestern Cambodia, a massive temple-mountain named Ta Keo glows golden in the rays.

Arn Chorn-Pond / The Khmer Rouge survivor fighting to revive Cambodia’s...

Learning an instrument helped Arn Chorn-Pond survive the Khmer Rouge era. He has since dedicated his life to reviving traditional Cambodian music that was almost lost under the regime.

Chinese premier, Cambodian PM welcome launch of China-Cambodia culture, tourism year

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen sent congratulatory messages on the launch of the China-Cambodia culture and tourism year 2019 in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, expressing hope for strengthening the bilateral friendship and ties.

Khmer Crafts and Food Festival empowering Cambodian women

It is almost once again time for the annual Khmer Crafts and Food Festival (KCFF) in Phnom Penh.

Fast books: The mobile libraries servicing isolated communities

One Thursday afternoon after Ta Porng Nuy has finished his work on a yam field in rural Ratanakiri Province, he gathers a selection of books on his three wheeled motorbike, driving it to a nearby town and parking it in the shadow of a tree.

Little, Brown scoops ‘moving’ Khmer Rouge tale

Little, Brown non-fiction imprint Robinson has bought a “moving and insightful” account of a daughter’s search for her missing father in the ‘Killing Fields’ of Cambodia.

Why the next big artist could be discovered in a Cambodia...

Cam Town Art Gallery opens in Long Beach's Cambodia Town on Feb. 8

Cambodian minister urges youth to visit museums more

Cambodian Culture & Fine Arts Minister Phoeung Sakona is appealing to young Cambodians to visit museums to understand their country’s culture and history after discovering that the majority of museum-goers last year were foreigners.

A Cinematic Love Song: Cambodian-American Filmmakers with NoVa Roots Premiere ‘In...

Loudoun-based producer Neardey Trinh and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Caylee So are more than cousins—they’re creative collaborators.

Cambodia Ruler’s Recipe for Youth Appeal? An 8900-Pound Rice Cake

First came the 8,900-pound sticky-rice cake, stuffed with mung beans and pork belly, displayed at Angkor Wat and heralded as “officially amazing” by Guinness World Records.

Cambodian Space Project producer takes psych rock festival on the road

Cambodia’s second annual Folk Art & Blues Fest rolls into Phnom Penh on a double-decker London bus in late January for the start of a 16-day tour that will take it all over the Kingdom.

World premiere for Rodd Rathjen’s ‘Buoyancy’ in Berlin

Writer-director Rodd Rathjen’s debut feature Buoyancy, a drama set in rural Cambodia that follows Chakra, a 14-year-old boy enslaved on a fishing trawler, will have its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Raven Banner traps Cambodian action thriller ‘The Prey’ for international sales

Toronto-based Raven Banner has picked up international sales rights to Cambodia’s first million-dollar action film The Preyand will launch sales at the EFM in Berlin next month.

This label shows you don’t have to choose between ethics and...

Any label with a focus on sustainability and ethical production is a win in our books.

The seven countries in our Asia-Pacific backyard where kings and queens...

When it comes to monarchy, most people think of the pomp and majesty of the British throne, with its palaces and historic ceremonies.

Top 5 / Southeast Asia’s favourite noodle soups

From Cambodia’s kuy teav to Indonesia’s soto ayam, Southeast Asia Globe tucks into the region’s favourite noodle soups.