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ANGKOR WAT REPLICA IN INDIA?: another writing on Khmerbird

Please check my writing on Khmerbird. I wrote about Angkor Wat replica in India. I wanted to post on my blog since it’s published on khmerbird but I could not access my wordpress. I don’t know what’s wrong with my internet.

I’m so happy that this article got so much attention from readers. Please kindly follow this link http://khmerbird.com/lifestyle/literature/angkor-wat-replica-in-india.html .
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ខែ​មីនា 9, 2012 at 10:01 ព្រឹក បញ្ចេញមតិ

Cambodian artists make waves in art world

In history, we can see Cambodia was very talented in arts and architecture. Cambodian ancestors  built many greatest temples such as: Angkor Wat the Khmer architecture and arts masterpiece, Preah Vihear temple the perfect Khmer arts and architectural masterpiece which harmonize itself  within the surrounding nature and the perfect symbol of god place…etc. In the present time, after three decades of civil wars, we have lost many things especially arts but Cambodian artist do not stay still. They have tried their hardest to revive their national arts. Their effort is  paying them back satisfactorily. A news post on BBC Asia-Pacific released yesterday talk about Cambodian contemporary arts under the title Cambodian artists make waves in art world. It is a big pride for Cambodia whose artists such as Mr. Svay Sareth, Mr. Leang Seckon, Mr. Em Riem, Mr.Pich Sopheap…. have done many great works to make a big waves in the art world.  The new generation of Cambodian artists have brought Khmer arts to the world stage and I, as a Cambodian citizen, is very very proud of them and myself to be born as Khmer.  They are becoming more globally-recognized  by their talent and outstanding art pieces. So far, I have known that some among them have their art work shown at various museums abroad like Singapore, London… For ordinary Cambodian people, the awareness of Cambodian contemporary arts is very important.  We should see, learn, and support them and also spread the news about them.

Here I would like to highlight some Cambodian contemporary arts and artists!

SVAY SARETH

Svay Sareth made the canoe by hand without any boat-building experience (Image courtesy: BBC)

EM RIEM

Rattan-prototypes by Per Brolund (graduate of the University of Lund, Sweden) and Em Riem. Brolund was one of the three young designers engaged in designing new products for the international market together with local companies in the region of the Greater Mekong within the scope of the WWF project. Per Brolund was and still is, stationed in Cambodia. Designer: Per Brolund and Em Riem, Cambodia Producer: Cambodian Modern Rattan Photographer: Per Brolund © WWF / Per Brolund (Original Photo and Description from WWF International on Flickr)

From Em Riem Facebook

LEANG SECKON

I think he is the most famous among the other Cambodian artists as he has many of his works exhibited around the world from Japan to London and also Google search result.

Leang Seckon, "Golden Flower Skirt", 2009. Mixed media on canvas, 150 x 130 cm.

Leang Seckons First European Solo Exhibition Opens at Rossi & Rossi (Image courtesy:http://www.artknowledgenews.com)

PICH SOPHEAP

cycle by sopheap pich, 2005 rattan, steel wire image courtesy 10 chancery lane gallery

Sopheap Pich | Cambodia b.1971 | Buddha (from ‘1979’ series) 2009 | Rattan, wire, dye | 220 x 70 x 110cm (approx) | Project for APT6 | Courtesy: The artist | Photograph: Vandy Rattana

etc…

ខែ​មេសា 18, 2011 at 4:31 ព្រឹក មតិ ១

Lecture @ Manolis house

ខែ​កុម្ភៈ 3, 2011 at 4:05 ព្រឹក បញ្ចេញមតិ

Leaders of Cambodia ruling party left for Laos

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ខែធ្នូ 26, 2010 at 5:20 ព្រឹក បញ្ចេញមតិ

Cambodia could become a “Silicon Valley”? Impossible!

FOLLOW THE LINK

Note: Silicon Valley is the only high-tech area of the US, located in California. It is home to many largest technology companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Cisco, Microsoft….

ខែតុលា 29, 2010 at 3:52 ល្ងាច បញ្ចេញមតិ

A new 36-story tower

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According to the Royal group website, a new 36-story building will appear in the heart of Phnom Penh in mid-2013. The tower will be a landmark building located at the intersection of Monivong Blvd. and the Russian Federation Blvd (former traffic police station). The Hong kong-standard tower will cover 65,000 m² of office spaces in the Phnom Penh capital. This project costs about US$ 80 million. The Royal tower will be higher than OCIC tower which comprises only 32 floors but shorter than Vattanac capital which has up to 38 floors. In the near future, there will be three new tall buildings clustered together in that area. I hope the construction will go smoothly and be completed on time.

ខែតុលា 1, 2010 at 6:24 ព្រឹក មតិ 4

A feeling of pride

Have you ever felt your national pride when you read an article written by a foreigner? This is the first time I feel greatly proud of myself as a Khmer when come across a blog of Mr. Donor Macneice. I could say that he wrote it from his heart and soul. I have never seen any foreign writing which admired our country like this before. He also mentioned some bad aspects of the kingdom but he always concluded with his positive comments on them. The phrase that inspired me the most is ” In spite of  all the above – the Cambodians smile and are not angry.” You should spend some times read his blog and you will find out our national pride. It is the hidden treasure that most of people never heard about.

ខែកញ្ញា 24, 2010 at 5:25 ព្រឹក មតិ 4

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