Cambodia Live Arts - Shadow-puppets

The Cambodian Living Arts (CLA) operate one of the most incredible traditional Apsara dance shows in Cambodia; Plae Pakaa, in the grounds of the iconic National Museum of Phnom Penh. Now they have announced that they will be opening 2 more shows in Siem Reap. Melissa Im, the Creative Industries Manager has announced that “This November we are launching a pilot of Plae Pakaa in Siem Reap. It will feature 2 troupes, Wat Bo Shadow Puppet Troupe and the Sounds of Angkor”

 

The Cambodian Living Arts (CLA) operate one of the most incredible traditional Apsara dance shows in Cambodia; Plae Pakaa, in the grounds of the iconic National Museum of Phnom Penh. Now they have announced that they will be opening 2 more shows in Siem Reap. Melissa Im, the Creative Industries Manager has announced that “This November we are launching a pilot of Plae Pakaa in Siem Reap. It will feature 2 troupes, Wat Bo Shadow Puppet Troupe and the Sounds of Angkor”

 

The Shadow Puppet Troupe of Wat Bo: Performances of Sbaek Thom will last 70-minutes and feature 20 master puppeteers and trained dancers manipulating large-scale leather shadow puppets against a lit screen. The show is accompanied by a narrator and Pin Peat, a Cambodian classical orchestra.

 

The Sounds of Angkor Troupe: 20 artists from Master Man Menn’s ensemble will showcase instruments discovered on the Angkorian bas-relief by ethnomusicologist Patrick Kersalé. Guests will be taken on a 45-minute musical journey from 8th century Cambodia to the present day.

 

Cambodia has some of the most creative visual arts in the world and now your clients will have even more opportunities enjoy these experiences whilst visiting the splendor of Siem Reap!