Prach Chhuon, 82 year-old grand master of the chapey, has passed away.
The Chapei Dong Veng , more commonly known as the chapey, is a traditional Cambodian instrument. A kind of long-necked guitar with only two strings – it is usually plucked.
He spent a few days in hospital before he died of old age.
His family took his body to Wat Botum Pagoda for the funeral ceremony.