The Wat Bo troupe of Large Shadow #Puppetry from Siem Reap, #Cambodia, received blessing yesterday for their departure to #Bangkok, #Thailand, where they will perform as part of the Harmony World Puppet #Carnival on Nov 7!

The Wat Bo troupe of Large Shadow #Puppetry from Siem Reap, #Cambodia, received blessing yesterday for their departure to #Bangkok, #Thailand, where they will perform as part of the Harmony World Puppet #Carnival on Nov 7!

Traditional Wedding Music of the Khmer  It is impossible to be without this kind of traditional music at a Khmer wedding reception in the South of Vietnam Though there has been much change in the wedding customs of the Khmer, traditional wedding music has been well preserved by its people. Researchers have collected some ten ceremonial songs and fo...

Traditional Wedding Music of the Khmer It is impossible to be without this kind of traditional music at a Khmer wedding reception in the South of Vietnam Though there has been much change in the wedding customs of the Khmer, traditional wedding music has been well preserved by its people. Researchers have collected some ten ceremonial songs and fo...

THANK YOU to all of you for your support in this campaign to Help Young Artists Raise the Roof in Cambodia! It has been fully funded and we have covered the costs for the building of our roof, allowing 120 arts professionals to keep their jobs year-round and encouraging arts students to pursue their way in the arts! #Cambodian #shows #arts #roof #PhnomPenh

THANK YOU to all of you for your support in this campaign to Help Young Artists Raise the Roof in Cambodia! It has been fully funded and we have covered the costs for the building of our roof, allowing 120 arts professionals to keep their jobs year-round and encouraging arts students to pursue their way in the arts! #Cambodian #shows #arts #roof #PhnomPenh

The Sounds of Angkor troupe performs instruments depicted on Angkorian bas-reliefs and were lost until ethnomusicologist Kersalé rebuilt them in 2013! Regular performances in Siem Reap, Cambodia - www.cambodianlivingarts.org . Picture (c) Peter Phoeun

The Sounds of Angkor troupe performs instruments depicted on Angkorian bas-reliefs and were lost until ethnomusicologist Kersalé rebuilt them in 2013! Regular performances in Siem Reap, Cambodia - www.cambodianlivingarts.org . Picture (c) Peter Phoeun

Kantaoming music is one of Cambodia’s rarest art forms. The music is played for funerals and features gongs, drums and a uniquely Khmer reed instrument called the srolai. The music is meant to sound like a lullaby, so that the deceased and those who care for them can feel calm as the person enters the after-life.   Photo courtesy of Aga Cebula. #Cambodia #tradition #arts

Kantaoming music is one of Cambodia’s rarest art forms. The music is played for funerals and features gongs, drums and a uniquely Khmer reed instrument called the srolai. The music is meant to sound like a lullaby, so that the deceased and those who care for them can feel calm as the person enters the after-life. Photo courtesy of Aga Cebula. #Cambodia #tradition #arts

We hold a Mohaori music demonstration at Tiny Toones break-dance organization last Friday - that was great fun! This demonstration, led by our teacher Noy Sitha and his students, aimed to provide understanding about the characteristics and how to play and sing Mohaori to the students; and especially, to encourage them to appreciate and preserve this traditional art form. More photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151734865110936.1073741854.260631265935&type=1

We hold a Mohaori music demonstration at Tiny Toones break-dance organization last Friday - that was great fun! This demonstration, led by our teacher Noy Sitha and his students, aimed to provide understanding about the characteristics and how to play and sing Mohaori to the students; and especially, to encourage them to appreciate and preserve this traditional art form. More photos: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151734865110936.1073741854.260631265935&type=1

Boston Children's Chorus Performance

Boston Children's Chorus Performance

Chapei Dang Weng is a long-neck 2-stringed guitar. Performed in solo or in Angkorian ensemble Pleinkar, the musicians also improvise lyrics on the spot about the situation or morals.

Chapei Dang Weng is a long-neck 2-stringed guitar. Performed in solo or in Angkorian ensemble Pleinkar, the musicians also improvise lyrics on the spot about the situation or morals.

Traditional Cambodian (Khmer) Wedding Ceremonies

Traditional Cambodian (Khmer) Wedding Ceremonies

At my spring 2008 wedding, we combined Khmer and American traditions (and even some Korean ones!

This ensemble performs Wedding Music from Angkorian times, with songs being offerings to ancestors to wish happiness to the couple. Classical Wedding Music is one of the rarest forms of Khmer music. Learn more: http://www.cambodianlivingarts.org/our-work/projects/exhibition-finding-the-lost-art-forms/ #Cambodia #traditional #music #wedding

This ensemble performs Wedding Music from Angkorian times, with songs being offerings to ancestors to wish happiness to the couple. Classical Wedding Music is one of the rarest forms of Khmer music. Learn more: http://www.cambodianlivingarts.org/our-work/projects/exhibition-finding-the-lost-art-forms/ #Cambodia #traditional #music #wedding

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