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Cambodian Traditional Food

September 24, 2011 by


Written by Chân Sovannara Since the culture of Cambodia and her neighbor countries including Thailand, Lao and Vietnam are similar, many things are extracted from one another. Cambodian food is also confused with the appearance of food from neighbouring countries. “Seen from the outside of Cambodian food without observation, Cambodian dishes are confused as Laos, […]

Nature Dances from the Land of Sikerei

September 13, 2011 by


Written by Kinanti Desyva Aloita? In Mentawai, it means, “How do you do?” Yes, I learned some Mentawai language while I was traveling in West Sumatra and the Mentawai archipelago last year. That day, October 6th 2010, I visited a primitive colony to see the daily life of Sikerei in Mentawai. Sikerei refers to people who […]

Lanna Drumming: A Tradition Continued

August 24, 2011 by


Story and video – Belda Kosasih, Netting Jaruwan Supolrai, Jan Aldwin Toralde Cutin, Ngeoum Phally, Le Hoa Chap, kong and klong resound all over the ancient wooden bungalow. Their beats are in tune with the little artist’s skillful dancing steps. The two colorful tasseled sticks are rolling around his hands.  His face is serious, much […]