Angel Mohothareak Tevy arrives at at 09:12 am in the morning of 14 April. Sus’Dei Chnam Thmei – Happy Khmer New Year 2018!
Pchum Ben is one of the most important festivals in Cambodia. I was in Cambodia at the time and I could participate in the exciting ceremony.
Pchum Ben: ‘Festival of the Dead’ or ‘Hungry Ghosts Festival’ – Khmer remember their ancestors for 15 days each year. Info, legend & more
The most important and popular Angkor temples. An illustrated chronology on the Empire of Angkor from the year 800 to the 13th century.
Cambodians or tourists are always impressed by Independence Monument – one of the country’s most famous buildings. Today’s question: “Who built the Independence Monument and why?” In 1953 Cambodia gained its independence from its colonial rulers, France. The move to Cambodia’s freedom was led by King Norodom Sihanouk. But in 1955 he abdicated the throne…
Most people who´ve visited Phnom Penh, have passed this eye-catching sculpture near the Japanese Bridge. Today’s questions: “What does it mean and how did it get there?” Called “The Twisted Gun”, it has a clear non-violent message. The barrel is tied up in a big knot – so, obviously, the weapon couldn’t possibly be used. With…
Numerous reliefs in Angkor show evidence of Apsara dancers on lotuses.