Thursday, May 23, 2024

Tag: Cambodia

Preah Thong Boung Soung is one of the best operas in Asia. This opera depicts the love story of Preah Thong and Neang Neak that is performed by the Royal Ballet of Cambodia. It is a combination of gentle music, elaborate costumes and exquisite dance. This saga, of an Indian prince and a serpent (Naga) woman who are the ancestors of all Khmer people, is told to every Cambodian child at a very young age.
A sandstone Duryodhana statue smuggler Douglas Latchford, a dealer in and collector of Southeast Asian antiquities who falsified documents to make looted treasures easier to sell on the art market has been charged with trafficking artifacts. Investigators have charged Douglas...
The wife of Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, also Asia's richest businessman; Nita Ambani, has been elected to the board of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), New York for her commitment to preserve and promote India’s art and...