A Cambodian GAA Club, welcoming both expats and Khmers of all sexes, shapes, sizes and standards. Regular trainings take… Posted by Cairde Khmer GAA Club – Cambodia on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 From the Club’s FB page: Training is back, 7pm Wednesday @BKK primary school, location is on our page or just pm for more details, […]
Cambodia Town Film Festival (CTFF) is a five-day film forum that will introduce new studio and independent features, documentaries, foreign features, short films, animated shorts and re-released classics. Stream the CTFF 2020 films for free and donate if you can. CTFF 2020 PREMIERES Watch Now Young Love (Narrative Feature) International Premiere Director: Lomorpich Rithy Writers: Lomorpich Rithy […]
Hard Rock Cafe. Phnom Penh. Back to the 70’s tribute night? Too soon I think. This as was served up to me on instagram this morning. Unfortunate title in their CTA for their tribute night I think! Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with HRC Phnom Penh.
Today Cambodia celebrates the 41th anniversary of its “Victory Day” over the Khmer Rouge regime, which was overthrown in 1979 by the Vietnamese army, accompanied by a number of Khmer Rouge defectors. January 7, 1979 was a historic day that marked the end of a regime that killed an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians. The question […]
Regarding the excessive 1922 Expo extravaganza …until the Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907, the region of Angkor was not part of the French protectorate; therefore, opportunities for the expansion of archaeological, art historical, and photographic resources required for an exact translation of the Angkorian temples into the French hemisphere were limited. This situation completely changed once […]
Cambodian Independence Day is celebrated every year with festivals, parades and firework displays all over the country. The date celebrates Cambodia’s Declaration of Independence from France (a protectorate not a colony) on the 9th of November, 1953. The main celebrations are held in Phnom Penh. Beginning with a formal ceremony at the Independence Monument, followed by a […]
From an old Pathé movie of 1907. Buddhist ceremonies at the installation of a new abbot. At about 2:45 minutes in, there is a short scene of a Monk dressing. The method he uses to fold his robes is quite interesting. Not something I’ve seen in modern Cambodia anyways.
Cambodia to attempt Guinness World Record for Long Boat, August 2018 Guinness World Records set to return to Cambodia in late August 2018 for Cambodia’s longest boat. In the morning of August 26, 2018, the crew pulled out of the boat and tested the longest boat to prepare for the upcoming world record in Prey […]