July 24, 2021

Category: Arts

Arts

“Chol Vossa” Festival to Begin This Weekend

Cambodia will celebrate soon Chol Vossa (enter rainy season) or Rainy Retreat, one of annual religious festivals. This year, the festival began on July 25 and will last until Oct. 21, in the pagodas throughout Cambodia. During this three-month-long festival, the monks do not leave their pagodas to collect alms as usual. They must remain […]

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Three Heads of Asura Discovered at Takao Gate

The conservation team of the Department of Conservation of Monuments in the Angkor Park and Preventive Archaeology of the APSARA National Authority has discovered three heads of Asura, while conducting excavations to restore Takao Gate (West Gate). The information was shared this afternoon by H.E. Kim Sothin, Deputy Director General of APSARA National Authority. A […]

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Social Activities Remain, but Prevention Measures Tightened

AKP Phnom Penh, Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has appealed to his compatriots, especially those in Phnom Penh, to strengthen the preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic as the new community outbreak was announced this morning. Despite the third COVID-19 community outbreak, all social activities remain as usual, but health […]

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Cinemas, Museums, Theatres Permitted to Reopen

The Royal Government of Cambodia has allowed cinemas, museums, and theatres across the country to reopen their doors from Jan. 1, 2021 onwards. The authorisation was made known this afternoon in an announcement of the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, stressing that all cinemas, museums, and theatres must follow the standard operating procedures (SOP) […]

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Cambodian Telecom Experts Meet with Facebook Representatives

A group of Cambodian telecom experts held a meeting with Facebook representatives via videoconference yesterday. H.E. Chea Vandeth, Minister Post and Telecommunications presided over this virtual discussion. In the meeting, the minister engaged with Facebook representatives on digital tax and the cooperation in drafting technical, policy and regulation frameworks for digital services taxation on major […]

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Cambodian Aquaculturist Association Established

The Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA) was officially launched yesterday afternoon at the Himawari Hotel in Phnom Penh to promote the aquaculture sector in the country. The launching ceremony took place under the presidency of H.E. Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. H.E. Minister expressed his congratulations to the CAA, stressing that its creation […]

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Cambodian People Celebrate Pchum Ben Festival This Week

“Pchum Ben” Festival or the Festival for the Dead, which is the second biggest festival for the Cambodian people in the entire country after the “Chaul Chhnam Thmei” (Khmer New Year), will be celebrated this week, from Sept. 16 to 18. In fact, the whole festival lasts 15 days. During the first 14 days, called […]

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Cambodian Arts and Culture to Be Promoted in China Through Media

China is planning to promote Cambodian arts and culture to the Chinese people through various media and cultural events in China. The plan was unveiled by Mr. Kevin Xu, Director General of Cambodia Satellite Nice TV and Penda TV, while paying here recently a courtesy call on Cambodian Minister of Culture and Fine Arts H.E. […]

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