Cambodia culture and history

17 APRIL 2019

The day the nightmare started

When the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia, photographer Roland Neveu captured the start of what became a genocide

9 JANUARY 2019

The Royal Ballet of Cambodia: From ritual to a national identity

The Royal Ballet of Cambodia is a form of theatre established in the royal courts of Cambodia. Its aristocratic background is evident in its refined and highly symbolic dance gestures. From the outset, this theatrical style was highly ritualised and used to celebrate royal ceremonies that served to establish the authority of the courts