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Cannes 2017: From Pulp Fiction to Apocalypse Now, iconic films that won the Palme d'Or award - The Indian Express


The Indian Express

Cannes 2017: From Pulp Fiction to Apocalypse Now, iconic films that won the Palme d'Or award
The Indian Express
Swedish satire 'The Square', a send-up of political correctness and the confused identity of the modern male, won the Palme d'Or top prize at the Cannes film festival Sunday. In a stunning upset, the nine-member jury led by Spanish director Pedro ...

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29 May 2017 | 3:48 am

Pride Tuk Tuk Race brings festival spirit to streets of Phnom Penh - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Pride Tuk Tuk Race brings festival spirit to streets of Phnom Penh
Southeast Asia Globe
Ensuring the community was seen and celebrated was top of the agenda for Vichet Nou, the organiser of Cambodia's 10-day Pride festival. Under the theme 'I am what I am', the festival ran from May 12 – 22, with the tuk tuk race on May 20 one of the ...

25 May 2017 | 11:38 pm

Here's who will appearing at the Upton House Music Festival - Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo

Here's who will appearing at the Upton House Music Festival
Bournemouth Echo
The three-night festival kicks off with a Classical Spectacular on Thursday, June 8, followed by an '80s Extravaganza on Friday, closing with internationally renowned singer-songwriter, Michael Bolton on Saturday, June 9. Michael said: “I love ...

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25 May 2017 | 11:09 pm

With ban lifted, Cambodian maids to arrive in Malaysia next month - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

With ban lifted, Cambodian maids to arrive in Malaysia next month
Southeast Asia Globe
Cambodia has officially lifted its ban on citizens travelling to Malaysia to work as maids, with the first workers expected to make the journey after the end of the Muslim Hari Raya Aidilfitri festival in June, according to Malaysian officials. At a ...

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25 May 2017 | 5:52 am

Telling tales from Cambodia - Ahmedabad Mirror


Ahmedabad Mirror

Telling tales from Cambodia
Ahmedabad Mirror
Then there is the similarity of the boat festival, snake boats with about a hundred oarsmen rowing in unison. “The difference was that the Cambodians organized their boat races with far greater élan, precision, and efficiency than in Kerala (where) the ...

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24 May 2017 | 3:38 pm

Airline tax to help clean up Cambodia - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Airline tax to help clean up Cambodia
Khmer Times
Chhay Sivlin, president of the Cambodian Association of Travel Agents, said the proposal could work. However, there might be complaints from people who buy air tickets, which are already $40 to $50 more expensive than in neighbouring countries, she said.

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22 May 2017 | 12:05 pm

Cambodian contemporary art comes of age - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

Cambodian contemporary art comes of age
Nikkei Asian Review
"Then, in 2013, a lot of excitement was created by The Season of Cambodia festival, staged in New York. But now the scene has matured. Concentrating on the environment, corruption and connection to nature, today's emerging artists are like philosophers ...

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20 May 2017 | 8:03 pm

Fewer Cambodians Flock to Holy Mountain for Buddhist Festival - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Fewer Cambodians Flock to Holy Mountain for Buddhist Festival
VOA Khmer (English)
Despite Buddhism's continued popularity in Cambodia, Nun said she was disappointed that attendance numbers at the festival had noticeably dropped. “I'm a bit sorry seeing the number of participant is low like this. It depends on their belief. We are ...

17 May 2017 | 1:32 pm

Netflix executive urges film festivals to change - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Netflix executive urges film festivals to change
Khmer Times
Netflix generates controversy ahead of the 70th Cannes Festival with its movie 'The Meyerovitz Stories' directed by Noah Baumbach (left) and starring Dustin Hoffman, selected to compete for the Palme d'Or. AFP/ Theo Wargo / Getty Images North America.

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16 May 2017 | 2:13 pm

Annual Festival of Nations event explores world food, dance and art - Minnesota Daily


Annual Festival of Nations event explores world food, dance and art
Minnesota Daily
Artists visiting from Cambodia will participate in a number of Festival areas, including on the world stage and in the folk art demonstrations. In addition, the performers will present Chai Yum, which is a traditional parade featuring giant puppets and ...

4 May 2017 | 2:41 pm