Vintage Poster, Royal Ballet Cambodia circa 1950.
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 […]
A mural by Guatemalan artist Erick Gonzalez has been unveiled as a tribute to Kak Channthy, the voice of The Cambodian Space Project. On March 20th 2018, Channthy was killed tragically in a traffic accident. Julien Poulson has created a photo album on The Space Project’s Facebook page for ongoing pictures of family and friends of Channthy […]
Graves Without A Name ~ A new film by Rithy Panh These films crush me. Especially as I walk amongst the survivors of this tragedy every day. Like a shadow, it cannot be erased but is always lurking in the unspoken background. The Cambodian people are amazing, that’s why I choose to live here.
The roots almost look like they are writing in Khmer script. Photo found in a French National Geographic article about an uncovered ancient statue. Maybe these are the same relaxing monks at Ta Prohm we posted before?
‘This is my land’: Cambodian villagers slam Chinese mega-project A few families in Cambodia’s southwest lead resistance effort against large resort including casino and golf courses. From Al Jazeera: Koh Kong, Cambodia | “I’m Cambodian, I’m not illegal here,” said Se Say Hieng, one of the last remaining villagers who refuses to leave land that […]