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Cambodia protects traditonal Lakhon Khol dance

by VTV406 January 2019 Last updated at 12:23 PM

VTV.vn - Lakhon Khol Dance - a traditional dance of Cambodia is on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.

Recently, many efforts have been made by the Cambodian government and the artists themselves to preserve and pass down this unique art to younger generations. Besides Wat Svay Andet, two new troupes with Lakhon Khol expertise have also formed, in Kampong Thom and at the National Theatre, while the dance is now also being taught at the Royal University of Fine Arts.

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