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March 10, 2020 | Last Modified: 2020

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The Sacred Dancer of Angkor brings to life the fascinating legends of the Mahabarrata and the Ramayana depicted on Angkor Wat bas-reliefs, respecting the authentic Khmer Classical Ballet as inscribed at UNESCO. All roles are performed by female dancers, with male dancers only holding Warrior Monkey roles. The Sacred Dancers of Angkor is the first spiritual dance troupe of Cambodia, born and trained in the heart of the Khmer cultural heritage site of Angkor.

Responsibility

The Sacred Dancer conducts the platform to intensively train the performers which they have mastered the delicate skills and have perfected the movement and rhythm in absolute synchronisation. They are determined to protect, promote and perpetuate the authenticity and magnificence of the emblem of the Khmer culture. Guests will discover with emotion this art while supporting the sustainable future of these young dancers and musicians from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Business Case

The Sacred Dancer of Angkor is operated by the Nginn Karet Foundation for Cambodia (NKFC) established the first rural training centre for dance, music and craft skills called the NKFC Conservatoire Preah Ream Buppha Devi since 2007. Their mission is to reduce poverty and dependence through the implementation of projects that meet basic needs through sustainable development. This artistic performance of the legends carved on the wall of Angkor coming to life, this is a way to promote these UNESCO treasures and at the same time contribute to the ethnic and local development.

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The Sacred Dancer of Angkor brings to life the fascinating legends of the Mahabarrata and the Ramayana depicted on Angkor Wat bas-reliefs, respecting the authentic Khmer Classical Ballet as inscribed at UNESCO. All roles are performed by female dancers, with male dancers only holding Warrior Monkey roles. The Sacred Dancers of Angkor is the first spiritual dance troupe of Cambodia, born and trained in the heart of the Khmer cultural heritage site of Angkor.

The Sacred Dancer conducts the platform to intensively train the performers which they have mastered the delicate skills and have perfected the movement and rhythm in absolute synchronisation. They are determined to protect, promote and perpetuate the authenticity and magnificence of the emblem of the Khmer culture. Guests will discover with emotion this art while supporting the sustainable future of these young dancers and musicians from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The Sacred Dancer of Angkor is operated by the Nginn Karet Foundation for Cambodia (NKFC) established the first rural training centre for dance, music and craft skills called the NKFC Conservatoire Preah Ream Buppha Devi since 2007. Their mission is to reduce poverty and dependence through the implementation of projects that meet basic needs through sustainable development. This artistic performance of the legends carved on the wall of Angkor coming to life, this is a way to promote these UNESCO treasures and at the same time contribute to the ethnic and local development.

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