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Jazz @ The Piano Shop

A contemporary Jazz performance will be held at The Piano Shop in Phnom Penh on 7 May 2013 by Gabi Faja (piano), Sebastian Adnot (double bass), Toma Willen (drums) and Rafael Karlen (saxophonist). They explore music from Europe to the States and will play their music at 7:30pm. Free entry and prior reservation is required (only 40 seats available). Contact them for further information:

The 2nd International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) 2012

The 2nd International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) 2012 will be held on 28-29 September 2012 in Himawari Hotel Apartments, Phnom Penh. This conference aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students exchanging and sharing their experiences, ideas, and research results about all aspects of education, research and innovation. Registration is required. For more information, please click here.

Cambodia Int'l Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition (CTG 2012) and Cambodia Int'l Machinery Industrial Fair (CIMIF 2012)

Cambodia Int'l Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition (CTG 2012) and Cambodia Int'l Machinery Industrial Fair (CIMIF 2012) are an international industry exhibition specialized for textile and garment machinery. This event will show a wide range of variety sectors in industries such as textile and garment, footwear and leather, fabrics and accessories, plastics and rubber, and so on. This four day event will be held on 17-20 August 2012 at Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition Center, Tonle Bassac Commune, Chamkarmorn District, Diamond Island City, Phnom Penh. For more information, please click here.

Musician's Session

Musician's Session is an event held on every first Monday of the month. In this event, musicians gather to share their musics, singing or playing new songs and so on with acoustic instruments. This event will be held on 6 August 2012, from 8pm to 11pm, at Equinox, #3A, st 278, Phnom Penh. For more information, please click here.

Naga World Bike Fest 2012

Naga World Bike Fest 2012 is a bike festival held by Naga World Hotel, Phnom Penh. Located at NagaWorld Outdoor, Hun Sen Park, Phnom Penh, the event will be conducted for 3 days long, starting from 6 to 8 July 2012. There will be many attractive programs, such as bike exhibition, music show, games, bike contest, and many more. For further information, please click here.

GTS Jazz Live Performance: "Moonlight Swing Dancing"

GTS Jazz, a professional jazz and swings band in Phnom Penh will hold their live performance "Moonlight Swing Dancing", on 30 June 2012, starting from 8pm. The event will take place at Le Moon, a beautiful outdoor bar on the roof terrace of Amanjaya Hotel, Sisowath Quay. Admission is free. Moreover, GTS Jazz is no longer performing at Kwest/Le Moon on a weekly basis and at Sofitel Hotel, the performances will be held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. While GTS fronted by Euan Gray & Guests will perform every Sunday, from 8:30pm at Riverhouse Lounge (until end of August).

Fete De La Music 2012

This is a mini music festival with some of Phnom Penh's best bands, such as The Phnom Penh Hippies, Grass Snake Union, GTS Quintet, Sise'Swing, and The BossaNovas. The "Fete De La Music 2012" will be held on 21 June 2012, at the lobby bar of Hotel Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra, starting from 6pm till end. This event is free. So, don’t miss it!

Her Royal Highness (HRH) Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk’s Birthday Celebration

The people of the Cambodia Kingdom will celebrate the 76th birthday of Her Royal Higness (HRH) Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk on 18 June 2012. Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk is the mother of King Norodom Sihamoni, the present King of Cambodia. To commemorate this big day, there will be many traditional and modern art performances, and of course, fireworks display in many places in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and the other cities of Cambodia.

A Jazz'Art Concert by Gabi Faja Trio: "The Art of Jazz Fusion"

Jazz fusion, a type of jazz music that will give you another color of jazz music. This is basically a combination of two or more style of musics or genres, like jazz with classical music or may be rock, and so on. And this is a good news for all of you jazz lovers in Phnom Penh! Gabi Faja Trio, a group of jazz fusion musicians in Phnom Penh will make a live performance on 2 June 2012. Gabi Faja (piano), Sébastien Adnot (double bass), and Toma Willen (drums) will hold a concert at Intercontinental Phnom Penh Ballroom 2, starts at 7pm. Since 2004 they have been played jazz fusion combined with classical and tango musics. Ticket concert can be purchased at Intercontinental Phnom Penh Hotel (call: +855 23 424 888 ext. 4413) for US$ 10/person (free drink included). For further information, please visit: So, come and enjoy a unique musical experience!

The Royal Plowing Ceremony

The Royal Plowing Ceremony is a Khmer Royal ceremony to welcome the beginning of the rice-growing season. Farmers start to prepare their agriculture things, such as sowing seeds, and so on. During ceremony, it is believed that the successful for the next harvest is depending on whether the Royal Oxen eats a lot of agricultural products or not. The Royal Plowing Ceremony will be held on 9 May 2012 at Mehru Square, to the north of the Royal Palace. So, Don’t miss it!

Visakha Bochea 2012

Visakha Bochea day (Vesak day) is a major religious day for Buddhist followers all over the world, as well as in Cambodia. Visakha Bochea in Cambodia is celebrated on 5 May 2012. Khmer people celebrate this religious day by going to pagodas and doing other interesting activities, like watching Cambodian monks march and so on. Furthermore, Visakha Bochea day is usually celebrated by many colorfully decorated pagodas and flowers. So, come and feel the Vesak day in Khmer!

Exhibition and International Conference of Services on Technology, Communication, Information Technology, Architecture and Construction 2012

This international exhibition and conference will be held for 3 days long, starting from 3 to 5 May 2012 at Diamond Island (Koh Pich) Exhibition Center. Exhibition and International Conference of Services on Technology, Communication, Information Technology, Architecture and Construction 2012 is presented by National Information Communication Technology Development Authority, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, MLMUPC, NiDA, and IDG Company. Don’t miss it!

Khmer New Year Festival 2012

Khmer New Year 2012, which will be held for three days, starting from 13 April to 15 April 2012, usually will be fulfilled with various interesting activities throughout the cities in Cambodia, such as Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. This celebration is divided into 3 parts: Moha Sangkran on the first day, Wanabot on the second day and Leung Sakk on the third day. There will be many attractions, such as traditional games: Joal Chuung (throwing a type of long tail cushion), Bos Angkunh (bowling large fruit seeds, called ‘Angkunh’), and Teanh Proat (tug of war), traditional dances and musics performances, visiting pagodas, as well as decorated houses and buildings throughout the cities. So don’t miss it!

GTS Jazz: Recreation of The Legendary Album by Miles Davis "Kind of Blue"

GTS Sextet, which consists of Olivier Marcy (trumpet), Stephan Routtier (tenor sax), Jimmy Baeck (alto sax), Gabi Faja (piano), Seb Adnot (double bass), and Toma Willen (drums), embarks on a journey of modal self-discovery, following the footprints of the great master of 'Cool Jazz', Miles Davis. The band will perform the album in its entirety and in order of appearance on 31 March 2012 at Le Jardin. The hit songs, such as Freddy Freeloader, Blue in Green, All Blues, and Flamenco Sketches will take you back in time!

GTS Jazz Quintet Will Perform at Le Jardin

Jazz lovers in Phnom Penh, you will be entertained again by GTS Jazz Quintet featuring special guest artists Kae Lhassan as the vocalist and Stephan Routtier as the saxophonist. They will bring you back to the 50s by a fine new list of jazz musics and songs from that era. This music jazz performance will be held at Le Jardin Restaurant, Phnom Penh on 3 March 2012, starting from 8pm. For more information, please visit: Come and enjoy a beautiful rendition of jazz in a cozy place of garden café at Le Jardin!

Jazz Jam Session at Sundance Bar

GTS Jazz will held a jazz jam session on this weekend, 26 February 2012 at Sundance Bar, Street 172, Phnom Penh, starting from 7:30pm. This is their third jam session so be ready for a jazz music party! Free drinks and food for players. GTS Jazz is a circle of jazz musicians and it is already renowned in Phnom Penh. GTS Jazz Quartet have been perform regularly at Le Bar Sofitel Hotel, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, as well as on Thursdays at K West Restaurant, Phnom Penh. For more information, please click here.

GTS Jazz Make a New Comeback Formation!

Entering the season of love in February, GTS Jazz will comeback with a new formation! They will have an incredible jazz singer, Kae Lhassan, as the vocalist of the band and will perform more often than usual. As a house band at Sofitel Hotel, GTS Jazz will entertain you three times a week, which will be performed by its full members, Alexis Fadl and Mark Wood (vocalists), Tim Walker (guitarist), Barry Spiers (pianist). While at K West Restaurant they will perform weekly with the additional singer Kae Lhassan in every two weeks. GTS Jazz will hold the performances starting from 1 February 2012 at Sofitel Hotel, 7pm-10pm. For further information please click here.

Jazz Sessions with GTS Jazz & Friends

It’s a good news for music jazz lovers in Phonm Penh! GTS Jazz Mesh, a circle of Jazz musicians which consists of a various musicians from France, Italy, UK, and Germany, will entertain you with their beautiful music play and melody at two different places in Phnom Penh, Sofitel Hotel and K West Restaurant and Café for almost the next three weeks. They have been performing regularly in these two places since November 2011. Daily show time are 7pm at Sofitel Hotel and 6:30pm at K West Restaurant and Café. For further information, please click here.

GTS Jazz to Perform at Xmas Dinner Jazz in Phnom Penh

To celebrate Christmas 2011, GTS Jazz Quintet which consists of a pianist, bassist, saxophonist and vocalist, comeback to entertain jazz lovers in Phnom Penh! They will perform at Kwest’s Xmas Dinner Jazz on 25 December 2011 at 6:30pm to 10pm and on Christmas night at Sofitel Hotel, starts from 7pm to 10pm. Admission charge is not required. Come and swing your Xmas! Please click here for more information.

Dub Addiction @ Equinox

Dub Addiction, a reggae dub band from Cambodia will amuse all partygoers at Equinox bar, Phnom Penh on 16 December 2011 at 9pm. Please vist for further information.

The 6th Cambodia Import Export & OPOP Exhibiton plus ACMECS

This annual event will be held on 15-18 December 2011 at Diamond Island Convention and Exhibiton Center (Koh Pech Exhibition Center), Phnom Penh and consist of three sub events: Keynote Business & Invenstment Forum, Seminar & Workshop on One Province One Product Strategy, and relevant Business Matching. This event is organized by Ministry of Commerce and will exhibit a various products, such as textile & garment manufacturing machinery & equipment, pharmaceutical machine, electric products & equipment, and so on. Please click here for details info.

“Seize The Moment”, Creative Writing Workshop with Jan Cornall

Its writing workshop will teach you how to write a poem, fiction story or non-fiction, create and develop your inspiration and idea to become a good story. This workshop will be guided by Jan Cornall, a writer whose produces about 15 musical stories, a film, 3 musical CDs and a novel. “Seize The Moment” will be held on 11 December 2011 at 10am, at Café Living Room, #9, Street 306, Phnom Penh. You can book with Soy by email at café or by phone at +855 23 726139.

Interpharmed Cambo

It is an international medical and pharmatical exhibition that will be held on 24-27 November 2011 at Diamond Island Convention & Exhibition Center, Phnom Penh, start from 9am till 6pm. Expected more than 9000 visitors will visit the event, included dentists, surgeons, radiologists and many more. Please call Mr. Nguyen Anh Nguyet on: +848 38229052 for further information.

20th Anniversary of the King Father Return

This celebration is held to comamerates 20th years of the King Father Norodom Sihanouk cameback to their beloved country, Cambodia, marked a new era in the Kingdom of Cambodia and also to celebrate his 90th birthday on 31 October. This big celebration will be held on 30 October-14 November 2011 with many of attractive events, such as public meeting in front of Royal Palace, photos exhibition in Meru Square, so on. Please click here for further information.

Live Music: Paul Janovskis and Matt Dwyer @Equinox

Blues music lovers in Phnom Penh will be entertained by duo blues musicians from Australia, Paul Janovskis and Matt Dwyer at Equinox bar on 4 November 2011, start from 9pm till end. For more information, please click here.

The Coronation of King Norodom Sihamoni

The Cambodian celebrate the coronation of King Sihamoni on every 29 October whose selected by Council of the Throne in 2004. This day was determined as a public holiday by the Royal Governemnt and Royal Palace is always look so beautiful at this day.

BarCamp 4th in Phnom Penh

The annual technology event will be held again this year in University of Puthisastra, Phnom Penh on 22-23 October at 8:30 am till 5:30 pm. BarCamp is a 2 days event that gathering a number of IT professionals, mobile & web developers, entrepreneurs, and university students to share and learn more about the recent technology hot issues, such as iOS and Android application development for mobile technology, Drupal (a popular CMS for web publishing), and learn how to become Nokia Store publisher, and so on. This event is organized by University of Puthisastra (UP) and supported by Nokia. For further information, please visit:

Musée Imaginaire

This is a competition of architectural concepts, which will be participated by the final-year-architecture students in expressing freely on a theme: acontemporary art museum for Phnom Penh. It will be held at CCF Hall on 4-30 Augusut 2011. For further information, please visit:

Les premières cartes cambodgiennes du Cambodge

This exhibition, which will be held at CCF Gallery Phnom Penh on 4-28 August 2011, under the direction of Prof. Olivier de Bernon (EFEO), will display an exceptional series of Cambodian maps from the 19th century. The archeological and esthetic history of the exhibition can bring a better understanding of Cambodia today. For further information please visit:

Compagnie L’Oiseau Tonnerre

Visitors can watch how Oiseau-Tonnerre company collaborates the creation of dance, music, tradition and modernity. The movie will be played on 20 August 2011 at 6:30pm at CCF Cambodge, in Phnom Penh. For further information, visit:

3rd Cambodia Gems and Jewelry Fairs for 2011

The 3rd Cambodia Gems and Jewelry Fairs for 2011 was held from 16-19 June 2011 in Phnom Penh. This event was managed by Cambodia's Ministry of Commerce. Since its first exhibition in 2009, the government observed the growth of Cambodia's gems and jewelry industry. For more information about the event is available at +855 23 881 547

Khmer New Year Celebration

This celebration was held on the second week of April (14-16 April 2011), and consisted of performances of traditional dances and musical theater in many places in both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.

Danze! Roam!

A contemporary yearly dance event held at Theater Chenla, Wat Botum. In 2011 it was held in February. For more details please click on the following link:

30th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2011 in Phnom Penh

Since its establishment, this international event aims to foster tourism industry in ten ASEAN countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). The 2011’s forum theme is "A World of Wonders and Diversity". It was held on 15-21 January 2011 and covered programs, such as tourism conference, complimentary city tours, "sellers meet buyers" – "buyers meet sellers" sessions, "Indonesia Night", media briefing, and so forth. It was attended by 1,600 delegates from the ASEAN countries and a few other countries. For further information, please visit:

Water Festival

Held in November 2010 in Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh. Hundreds of boats participated in this Khmer's New Year festival. Fireworks, carnival and many other public performances were organized as well.

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