Launch of a new book on Cambodia’s hand painted signs

Sam Roberts book Hand-Painted Signs of Kratie is having its official launch tomorrow night at Monument Books on Norodom, but if you’re free tonight you can catch the opening of a month long exhibition of photographs and signs featured in the book at Cambodia Living Arts on Sothearos. From Sam: Tuesday, 4th December, 6.00pm The opening night of a month-long …

Cambodia Hyperlapse

Check out this incredible hyperlapse (like timelapse, just better) video of Phnom Penh and surrounds from Andy Blalock. [vimeo id=’54692834′ width=’100%’ height=’337px’ /]

Plae Pakaa: A fruitful season of traditional Khmer arts and performance.

Cambodian Living Arts are presenting an exciting series of performances at the National Museum showcasing a range of traditional Khmer arts including Yike opera, folk and classical (Apsara) dancing, and theatre. “Plae Pakaa, or “coming to fruition”, symbolizes the trees of traditional arts that are now bearing fruits and flowers after having been growing over time. It also symbolizes emerging …

Cambodian Public Holidays in 2013

According to the Prakas for the official Cambodian public holidays for 2013, the following holidays will be observed in 2013.   [one_fourth]January 1 January 7 February 25 March 8 April 14 – 16 May 1 May 13-15 May 24 May 28 June 18 July 27 September 24 October 3 – 5 October 15 October 23 October 29 November 9 November 16-18 …

Social Enterprise, NGO’s, and donations

Our volunteers often ask us whether they can donate to CWF to help build our program and facilities. While we’re incredibly grateful for their offers, we always decline. Why? Because we’re a social enterprise, not an NGO. So what is a social enterprise? A social enterprise is a business where the commercial strategy is designed to improve society, rather than generate …