Traditional Khmer 2 stringed acoustic "bass" called the Chapey
The Khmer Magic Music Bus came to Pum Prey Village to visit our students at our learning center. We had a wonderful day of singing, dancing, comedy, and learning about the Khmer traditional performing arts.
Dancing together in the garden
The Khmer Magic Music Bus's mission is "To restore Cambodia's rich musical heritage, one village at a time."
Chris and Lauren with performers from KMMB
Special thanks to Celia, Steve, and Drew from Seattle for sponsoring the event.
Our students and guests with the performers.
Chetra, age 12 tries his hand at the Chapey
The finale of the day was a performance of the classic 60s Cambodian rock song "Champa Battambang, sung by Vincent in Khmer.