Until now you might have seen so much text but rarely any picture of events in Phnom Penh in this blog. I’m quite free from some work today, so I am thinking of posting pictures of a nice event that I went to. In October 2013, I was invited by the Indian Embassy to attend an official function of Diwali, the festival of lights, at the Naga World.
The function was also to celebrate Diwali, and at the same time, gather Cambodian & Indian business people, as well as the Indian Embassy officials and their Cambodian counterparts. The Minister of Tourism also joined this function, as you will see him in one of the pictures below (taken by me). Thanks to the camera of Conor Wall, Asia Life’s photographer, the pictures turned out great.
This event was clearly not a free one to join, but the Indian Embassy has so far organized quite a few amazing cultural events without any entrance charge. Just a few days ago, the embassy invited a group of Indian dance artists to perform at Chaktomouk Theatre, and you could go there to see the performance for free. If you are interested to keep yourself informed about the upcoming cultural events, you might want to subscribe to or like the Indian Embassy Facebook Page.
Special thanks to the Indian Embassy for an opportunity to grab some snapshots at the event in October 2013.