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Mural artists from far and wide set to reveal talent in the capital

Publication date 11 December 2018 | 10:14 | ICT

Street art festival, Cambodia Urban Art, returns for its fourth edition this weekend, displaying street murals around Phnom Penh by talented young artists from around the world. The street pieces will mainly be found in the area around

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    Publication date 29 November 2018 | 13:16 | ICT

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