Posts in Cambodia Category

  • Genealogical link between Cambodia and Kanchipuram
  • Genealogical link between Cambodia and Kanchipuram


    Dr. Suresh Sethuraman, Tamil Nadu State Convenor of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, has dome some research on Tamil Nadu’s influence in Cambodia (???????? Kamb??iy?) and presentedsummary of his report, “From Kanchipuram to Kampuchea: Two Thousand Years of Trade and Cultural Exchange...


  • Cambodia Town in Long Beach California
  • Cambodia Town in Long Beach California


    Last year, I was working for the major Healthcare client in the Long Beach Downtown in California from May 2013 to November 2013. I was amazed and glad to see the sign board on the street signal "Cambodia Town". It gives me immense pleasure to know that our Kambojas brothers (Cambodian brothers) have established their...


  • Cambodian Culture - Rich culture of Cambodia
  • Cambodian Culture - Rich culture of Cambodia


    You won't immediately find out when coming here as a tourist, that certain things in the traditions of the Khmers are quite different than in the western mentalities. But when living here, you will year by year learn about and as soon you thought that you understand about things, you will see that you just understood about...


  • Royal Ballet of Cambodia, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York
  • Royal Ballet of Cambodia, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York


    Cambodian court dance has always been a spiritual activity – dedicated to the ancestors and especially the gods, whom the dancers reflect in their calm elegance. But there is a fine line between serenity and inertness, and in a rare visit to New York as part of theSeason of Cambodia, the Royal Ballet crossed it...


  • Hundreds of Lost Paintings Found in Cambodia's Angkor Wat Temple
  • Hundreds of Lost Paintings Found in Cambodia's Angkor Wat Temple


    Melbourne:Researchers have unearthed hundreds of hidden wall paintings that have adorned the walls of Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple for more than 500 years.The ancient paintings date back almost 500 years and depict deities, animals, boats and the temple itself, giving historians a new understanding of life in a...


  • Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia
  • Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia


    Angkor Wat was first a Hindu, then subsequently a Buddhist, temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yasodharapura (present-day Angkor), the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual...


  • Cambodian Cultural Village by Darren Wilch
  • Cambodian Cultural Village by Darren Wilch


    Darren Wilch photographs the Cultural Village in Siem Reap, Cambodia, which he describes as a thriving place that mostly attracts tourists. Visitors to the Angkor Temples may also take the time to visit the Cultural Village, where shows related to local culture and history are performed with a little bit of humour. Aspara...


  • Norodom Sihamoni - King of Cambodia
  • Norodom Sihamoni - King of Cambodia


    The King of Cambodia is the head of state of the Kingdom of Cambodia. The King's power is limited to that of a symbolic figurehead to whom people are to give love and respect. The monarch also represents peace, stability, and prosperity to the Khmer people. The King of Cambodia is an elected monarch, making Cambodia one...



  • Cambodia (Kambodia)
  • Cambodia (Kambodia)


    History Originally part of Funan Kingdom, then part of the Khmer Empire, 6th-c; in dispute with Vietnamese and Thais from 15th-c; French Protectorate, 1863; formed French Indo-Chinese Union with Laos and Vietnam; 1887; independence, 1953; Prince Sihanouk deposed and Khmer Republic formed in 1970; fighting throughout the...


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