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French-Cambodian filmmaker Davy Chou’s upcoming feature film Diamond Island is set to be screened at France’s prestigious Cannes film festival in May this year.

Cambodian music, poetry, film and literature lovers are in mourning for the loss of Kong Bunchhoeun, who died yesterday aged 76. Photo supplied
Mon, 18 April 2016

Beloved writer Kong Bunchhoeun dies

Prolific Cambodian songwriter, poet, filmmaker and author Kong Bunchhoeun passed away yesterday in Norway at the age of 76. His death was announced by his family on Facebook.

This week’s Reek Sai Khmer Cultural Art Exhibition will include performances of Cambodia’s mythic epic The Reamker. Photo supplied
Fri, 25 March 2016

Young Cambodian artists get time in spotlight

Young Cambodian artists will be displaying their creative talents during the fourth annual Reek Sai Khmer Cultural Art Exhibition at the Chaktomuk Conference Hall this weekend.

Young Italian-educated illustrator and artist Phal Ranon is exhibiting some of his work tonight at the Mito Hotel.
Mon, 21 March 2016

Battambang artist gives a one-day exhibition

Young Italian-educated illustrator and artist Phal Ranon’s work will be on display for the first time in Phnom Penh for one night only at the Mito Hotel tonight.

Singapore Club Cambodia celebrates the 15th and last day of Chinese New Year on February 22 at the Himawari Hotel.
Mon, 7 March 2016

Socialite: Nomi International Fashion Incubator and more

Nomi International fashion Incubator announced its advanced technical training course at the offices of Nomi Network’s Cambodia on February 16.

Cambodian artist Yim Maline’s Zero Point (2015), pictured installed at the New School in New York City, is among works appearing in an exhibition at Sa Sa Bassac opening tonight. Photo supplied
Tue, 9 February 2016

New exhibit explores where Cambodia, the West intersect

When Eng Rithchandaneth travelled to the United States in December for a month-long residency in Vermont and a stop in New york, it was the first time the 23-year-old artist had left Cambodia.

Cambodian artist Svay Sareth (second left) celebrates his win at the Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore on Tuesday with Singapore’s Minister for Culture (left), Prudential CEO Philip Seah (second right) and Prudential Eye  Programme founder Serenella Ciclitira. Photo supplied
Thu, 21 January 2016

Svay Sareth wins top prize in Singapore

Cambodian contemporary artist Svay Sareth has been announced as the overall winner of the Prudential Eye Awards for Contemporary Asian Art, which took place on Tuesday at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Hotel as part of the city’s Art

Artist Kong Vollak began his live installation artwork Silhouettes of Tomorrowland last week.
Wed, 20 January 2016

Live installation takes over gallery at Asia Foundation

Over the next month, artist Kong Vollak will complete work on his newest solo exhibition, all the while the public will be able to look on.

One of the black and white film photographs being exhibited from tonight at Meta House as part of Swiss photographer Beat Presser’s exhibition The Sea of the Ancestors. Beat presser
Thu, 7 January 2016

Photo exhibit migrates to capital’s Meta House

A photography exhibition by Swiss photographer Beat Presser opening tonight at Meta House charts the course of human migration thousands of years ago from Indonesia across the Indian Ocean to Madagascar.

Chanpanha was chosen by the government to perform his own songs in China.
Fri, 25 December 2015

Ma Chanpanha marches to his own beat in China

Cambodian singer Ma Chanpanha was in China this week to show off the Kingdom's new generation of original musical talent.