People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo, file photo.
As with other TV influencers—Korean pop culture among them—Thai programming has brought Thai fashion and style to Cambodia’s youth.
It’s a common sentiment these days: that alcohol makes communication not only easier, but better.
They live thousands of kilometers away from Cambodia, but that doesn’t keep some Cambodian people from being in touch with their culture. Every Sunday parents drive their children, sometimes for over an hour, to learn classical dance and traditional Cambodian music. VOA Khmer's Poch Reasey reports f
Every Sunday parents drive their children, sometimes for over an hour, to learn classical dance and traditional Cambodian music.
The second annual Cambodian Music Festival will be held at Pearson Park Amphitheater on July 25th in Anaheim, California.
Preah Vihear temple has been at the center of a border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand for more than a century.
The discussion has given Cambodia’s LGBT community hope but it has also exposed divisions in the country conservative culture.
Preah Vihear temple has been at the center of a border dispute between Cambodia and Thailand for more than a century. Built from sandstone a thousand years ago, it was the center of faith and worship during the height of the Khmer Empire.
Ryun Patterson, a Chicago-based writer who worked as a journalist in Cambodia, has traveled around the country to document as many magic practitioners as possible.
The exhibit offered hands-on experience and history lessons when it was held at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center in Phnom Penh.
Photographer Charles Fox has assembled 150 images on a website called “Found Cambodia,” which shows a Cambodia before and after the Khmer Rouge.
Korean fashion, music and reality shows are all a part of Cambodian youth culture, and that has only gotten more pervasive with the spread of the Internet.
Hundreds of Cambodians lined up outside the auditorium of the Royal University of Phnom Penh Wednesday night, awaiting the premiere of “Hamlet.”
Speaking to about 100 people at an Iftar dinner to break the Ramadan last Sunday, Sam Rainsy promised Khmer Islam air time on the upcoming opposition TV station.
The exhibit called "Consuming Passion", which opened June 25 at the Plantation Hotel, in Phnom Penh, contains a total of 20 paintings.
This week, the book called "“Vanishing Act: A Glimpse Into Cambodia’s World of Magic” accompanied by a photo exhibit from the research, was on display at an event at the Meta House in Phnom Penh. VOA Khmer's Phorn Bopha reports.
Cambodian culture is not only Buddhist, but it contains trappings of animism and magic held over from its ancient history.
'Angkor’s Children' tells the stories of three young Cambodian women, who perform art from different generations in Cambodia’s history.
Earlier this year a United Nations report found 10 percent of Cambodian children aged 7-14 are working – one of the highest rates in the region – and said one in four children in that age bracket are forced to quit school to help their families. VOA Khmer's Pin Sisovann narrates.
Chan Virak said an increasing number are using English or Chinese. Without a careful policy, there is a danger of “foreignization” of Cambodian values.
A new band called "TKS" is capturing the attention of Cambodian and international audiences, launching two music videos on Facebook and YouTube.
The collection of about 30 photographs is on display through June 16 at the Bophana Center.
The collection of about 30 photographs capturing the everyday life of the area's indigenous people are on display through June 16 at the Bophana Center.
Speaking at the ceremony, King Norodom Sihamoni called Buddhism “the perfect road for us to live by,” providing “a peaceful mind, happiness, peace and prosperity.”
Royal parade with the framed certificate of honorary title "Preah Sri Loka Dhammika Raja" for Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni on June 3rd 2015.
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“Pamina Devi,” a Cambodian interpretation of Mozart’s “Magic Flute,” is an original re-telling of a story about a princess caught between her warring parents.
Joining the circus is a staple for young dreamers around the world and in Cambodia too, where the skills some youngsters learn can turn their lives around. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
Phare Ponleu Selpak is an NGO school, that was founded in 1994 by nine young men who were refugees during Khmer Rouge, and has helped hundreds of vulnerable Cambodian children and adults from poverty.
“Pamina Devi,” inspired by Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” is the story of feuding between a queen and a king, and the princess caught between them.
The flexibility of Ali’s artwork about Cambodia’s history of violence, erasure, and resilience can be universally understood, Evans recently told VOA Khmer.
Cambodian audience members said they found the film touching, reminding them of Cambodia before the war and the Khmer Rouge. Some said the film made them feel proud to be Cambodian.
At a recent showing of the Cambodian rock documentary “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten” in Maryland on April 29th, Cambodian audience members said they found the film touching, reminding them of Cambodia before the war and the Khmer Rouge. Some said the film made them feel proud to be Cambodian. The film examines a rare moment in Cambodian history, when the country was newly independent and where a rock and roll scene grew, thanks to influences from US radio coming from the armed forces in Vietnam. Menh Sothyvan, a singer and songwriter who survived the Khmer Rouge, told VOA Khmer's Ly Moryvan these rock songs have staying power. They were original and influential. “So we have kept conserved what is our from that time to now.”
The Sovereign Art Foundation has named Anida Yoeu Ali, a Cambodian American artist, winner of the prestigious Sovereign Asian Art Prize.
“Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten” is a slice of Cambodian life, showing how its pop culture was growing after the country’s independence from France.
An American documentary on Cambodia’s rock-and-roll scene from the 1950s and 1960s “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten” screened this week in the suburbs of Washington.
A delegation from Cambodian Living Arts, which fosters Khmer art and culture, is visiting the US, seeking more support for its work.
Young students from Southeast Asian countries travel to the United States and engage in discussion on environmental sustainability, education and leadership, as part of the Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program.
The Cambodian-American Heritage group, which has worked around Washington to preserve Khmer culture, has been awarded a medal from the Cambodian government.