PROGRAM: Heritage Hub
AIMED AT: Artists and audiences in Cambodia
We’re excited to present the 2018 Chapei Dang Weng Festival, a collaboration between arts partners from all around the country!
Location: CLA Heritage Hub, Wat Bo, Siem Reap
Date: 30 November 2018 – 2 December 2018
The festival will be three days of workshops and performances. It is open to everyone and all events are free of charge. Join us for a weekend celebrating this unique part of Cambodia’s living cultural heritage!
The Chapei Dang Weng Festival is a collaboration between:
All events are free admission. You will need to register for the workshops in advance via this form.
Pong Savda Song by the Community of Living Chapei, The KMMB, Mann Men Artist Troupe
Chapei Dang Veng – short documentary by the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts
Speech by SONG Seng, Heritage Hub Manager
Speech by Representative of Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts
Chapei Dang Veng by 3 Generations:
‘The Chapei and the Three Strings Lesson’, short film by Patrick KERSALÉ
Concert by Yaksao
Krama Khmer (Cambodian scarf) by The Khmer Magic Music Bus and Master KONG Nay
Sronos Khe Kadek (December Romance) by Community of Living Chapei
Heartstrings by The Khmer Magic Music Bus
Krong Peali Ceremony by Sounds of Angkor
Cheav Khan Sla by Chapei Master & Community of Living Chapei artists
Areak (Spiritual Ensemble) by Sounds of Angkor
Words from Chapei Masters
Closing Remarks by SONG Seng and Representative of Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts
There are 6 workshops, each of which will run three times over the festival: Saturday 1 December 8.30am-10am and 1.30pm-3pm & Sunday 2 December 8.30am-10am.
They are all held within the grounds of Wat Bo:
Workshop 1: Storytelling (for students from grade 1 to 3) (under the bayan tree)
Workshop 2: Storytelling (for students from grade 4 to 7) (under the tree next to the main temple)
Workshop 3 : Chapei Dang Veng (Sala Thaom Chas)
Workshop 4 : Classical Wedding Music and Areak Music (Sala Thaom Thmey)
Workshop 5: Puppet Making (in front of Heritage Hub)
Workshop 6: Drawing (Heritage Hub)
To register for these workshops, please sign up here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the workshops will be in Khmer language.
Each night from 7pm-8.30pm there will be a performance at the Heritage Hub. Entrance is free. The program is:
Opening Ceremony and Performances, featuring three generations of Chapei artists
Performances, including a video, Yaksao, Krama Khmer, Sranoh Khe Kakdoek, and “Heartstrings” by The Khmer Magic Music Bus
Closing ceremony and performances, including Krong Peali, Cheav Khan Sal, Areak, words from the Masters, and closing remarks.
Moderated by SO Phina, with
Satuday 1 December, 10.30am-11.15am at the Heritage Hub
Saturday 1 December, 11.15am-12pm at the Heritage Hub
Photo exhibition about the history of Chapei Dang Weng, at Sala Thoam Chas, from 8.30am-4.30pm each day of the festival.