December 6, 2021

Category: Arts

Arts

Cambodia Ready to Host Asia-Europe Cultural Festival Next Week

Cambodia’s Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts is ready to host the Asia-Europe Cultural Festival from Nov. 22 to 26 with a view to enhancing and deepening the cultural ties between Asia and Europe. At a press conference held here at the ministry this morning, H.E. Dr. Kim Pinun, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry […]

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Cambodia Wins Gold Medals at 2021 International Martial Arts Contest

Cambodia has won three gold and two silver medals at the 2021 International Martial Arts Contest in South Korea. Happening on Oct. 31, the online competition attracted the participation of some 220 athletes from 12 countries, including Cambodia, Laos, Egypt, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, S. Korea, Iran, Uzbekistan and Ghana. H.E. Vath Chamroeun, Secretary […]

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All Museums, Cinemas and Theatres in Phnom Penh to Reopen on Oct. 30

Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has decided to lift the temporary ban imposed on all museums, cinemas and theatres in Phnom Penh capital since early this year to prevent the COVID-19 spread. The move is aimed to contribute to the resumption of socio-economic activities, explained the ministry in an announcement this evening. The reopening […]

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Cambodia Hosts 17th Senior Officials Meeting on Culture and Arts

The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has hosted the 17th Senior Officials Meeting on Culture and Arts (SOMCA) and Related Meetings with Dialogue Partners. The meetings took place on Oct. 20 via a videoconference under the chairmanship of H.E. Ms. Pen Monimakara, Secretary of State and SOMCA Chair. Senior officials from ASEAN member states […]

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Pan African Film Festival Begins in Burkina Faso

The Pan-African Film Festival of Ouagadougou returns to Burkina Faso this weekend after being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One Burkinabe director, who has made a film documenting a nursery for the infants of sex workers, talks about the importance of telling African stories through cinema. Moumouni Sanou is a documentary film […]

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Cambodia to Organise Chapei Dang Veng Competition Festival in Mid-October

The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts will organise a three-day Chapei Dang Veng competition festival from Oct. 15-17, 2021 here in Phnom Penh capital. H.E. Dr. Phoeurng Sackona, the minister, explained in an announcement released recently that the festival aims to promote the Chapey Dong Veng (a Cambodian two-stringed, long-necked guitar) certified by UNESCO […]

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