Performing artists celebrate 70 years of Japan-Cambodia diplomatic ties

Artists from Japan and Cambodia have showcased traditional performances at an event in Angkor to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties. The Angkor area is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The cultural exchange event was held on Sunday by a Cambodia-based Japanese group in front of the Bayon Temple in Siem Reap. The affair was organized in cooperation with the Cambodian government and other entities.

Japanese entertainers played Gagaku music and performed a Noh play, while gorgeously clad Cambodian women executed a graceful dance.

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