Inside the quiet Buddhist pagoda of Wat Bo, visitors witness a royally sanctioned troupe performing ancient rituals of Cambodian dance in Siem Reap..
Young Cambodian dancers from the NKFC troupe performed sacred rituals at Preah Vihear temple to honor its sacred origin and pray for peace.
At Preah Vihear temple, a religious ceremony of rare intensity took place when 62 young girls danced a sacred ritual to pray for peace.
Cambodian Princess Buppha Devi, royal embodiment of the royal dance tradition, is interviewed by author Lucretia Stewart in this article titled “Dance of the Gods.”
In Paris, the Royal Ballet of Cambodia performs an extraordinary Hindu legend of creation featuring Amrita, the nectar of immortality.
Graceful sacred dancers of Banteay Srey train at the NKFC school to perform purifying ritual dances to honor Khmer ancestors and traditions.
A wartime twist of fate made Paul Cravath one of the only Westerners in history to gain full access to the formerly sequestered troupe of the Royal Cambodian Ballet.
One rural school run by the NKFC Foundation near Siem Reap in the UNESCO Angkor Heritage Site has discovered psychological healing from Cambodian dance arts.
Chau Say Tevoda Khmer Devata Temple Reopens. Visitors can again see angels (devata) on earth as the Chau Say Tevoda Khmer devata temple reopens.
After Paul Cravath’s research on the Royal Cambodian Ballet was cut short, following intensive bombing in Cambodia in 1975, his dissertation languished until completion in 1984. Royal Cambodian Dance Presentation by Chatfield Author Paul Cravath