Our mission is to be a catalyst in a vibrant arts sector, inspiring new generations


A Requiem for Cambodia

Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia is an extraordinary new composition fusing music, voice, movement, and film. It is the first major symphonic work to address the traumas of the late 1970s in Cambodia, blending elements of Cambodian traditional music with the Western requiem and bangsokol, a ceremony accompanying Buddhist funeral rites. It tells a universal and urgent story; the story of a society confronting moral devastation and reclaiming its humanity through reconciliation and healing.


arts4peace tour

Coming to the USA this fall!

This October and November, we’re coming to the USA. Artists with The Khmer Magic Music bus will perform “Heartstrings”, a new creation exploring their personal journeys through music and storytelling. We will be visiting different schools, pagodas, community spaces, and connecting and sharing music with Cambodians living in the USA. If you’re in the US this fall, please join us!



Chapei Dang Veng Festival

The Chapei Dang Veng Festival will take place this year at our Heritage Hub in Siem Reap from 30 November – 2 December. Join us for three days of performances and workshops celebrating Chapei Dang Veng! Admission to all events is free. This is co-organized by CLA and the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, as well as a range of different partner organizations from around Cambodia.


Country Manager

We are looking for an experienced Country Manager, who will oversee all CLA’s work, with a particular focus on operational management, development and project management. The Country Manager will be one of the public spokespeople for CLA and the role will require network and partnership building for CLA, including involvement in fundraising.

Applications will remain open until the position is filled.

Business Development Manager

Experience Cambodian Living Arts, our cultural enterprise, is seeking a talented Business Development Manager to build and support artistic sustainability in Cambodia through our enterprise initiatives. Their main role is to grow our income through performances, workshops and other cultural experiences. Our goal is that within 3 years, ECLA is not only able to sustain its own operations and give regular work to artists, but is able to generate profit that can be reinvested into CLA’s other programs, especially programs related to training and developing artists.

Position will remain open until filled.

Development Manager (USA)

The majority of our donors live in the United States and a new strategic plan is calling for enhanced fundraising operations to deepen these connections and recruit new donors. The Development Manager’s role is to support this work. Reporting to the Director in Phnom Penh and working closely with colleagues in Cambodia, this role serves as a senior position within the Development Office and is the only full-time staff member based in the US.

Position will remain open until filled.

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