In 2014 Cambodia’s first cultural policy came into effect, according to the author and programme manager of the Knowledge, Networks and Policy at Cambodian Living Arts, So Phina.
Cambodian Living Arts (CLA) recently staged their first-ever Arts4peace Festival in Phnom Penh at Bophana Centre to celebrate Cambodia’s arts; past, present, and future.
Apart from many programmes and projects that are centered on artistic and cultural performances, Cambodian Living Arts has also been putting emphasis on arts education.
The Cambodian Living Arts Theatre – situated at the heart of the capital – is a place where vibrant forms of art by talented artists take the spotlight
Agnes Alpuerto goes on a magical journey through Cambodian mythology, rural traditions and village life.
Taking place at a cultural, historical, and heritage site filled with jungle-shrouded temples built during the reign of King Isanavarman I the 7th century.
Cambodian art has been gaining its well-deserved fame in and out of the country over the years. Local artists are staging exhibits across continents, bringing with them the Cambodian pride.
Despite only having recently graduated from high school and begun his tertiary education with with just four courses on his academic transcript, Tim Sovannarong, 18, dares to dream big and make those dreams a reality while keeping in mind his motto: “Do more than just waiting.”
Khmer Times spoke to the executive director of Cambodian Living Arts, Phloeun Prim.
The three-day festival featuring performances and workshops was held in three different locations: Wat Bo, Sala Thoam Chas and Krousar Thmey in Siem Reap province.
“World” music may be something of a misnomer at this point in its evolution, since all the countries concerned – Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Japan – fell within a modest radius of the host country, Cambodia.
Cambodian Living Arts has launched an event to welcome 10 new students into the Arn Chorn Pond Living Arts scholarship programme.
The performing arts piece “Pin Panhchak Por,” brought by Cambodian Living Arts, is a new work by composer Hang Rithyravuth.
Chhe Dany, a Khmer literature student at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, has loved traditional Khmer music since, at the age of 6.
Understanding that artists cannot innovate without start up support, Cambodian Living Arts has created the Dam Dos Grant programme.
Aiming to promote the appreciation of traditional Khmer art forms, and to encourage young people to help preserve their culture, Cambodian Living Arts organised the “Music Through Ages”.
The curriculum aims to better integrate culture and arts education into Cambodia’s education system with plans to launch a pilot programme this year.
The Heritage Hub’s aim is to build on existing musical tradition in order to develop the vocabulary and means to generate new creations.
Kakei” tells the story of a beautiful woman of the same name who comes to a nasty end after getting caught up in relationships with three powerful men.