Residency Opportunity in Sapporo and Tokachi, Japan (for artists in ASEAN countries)

If you need space and time to work on your creative process. I think you might want to go to Japan and labor on your dream. Check the post below:


S-AIR Frontier Artist-in-Residence Programme Autumn 2014
FRONTIER [Japan – ASEAN countries]

Call for Applications
NPO S-AIR is offering a residency opportunity in Sapporo and Tokachi, Hokkaido, Japan, to one artist from ASEAN countries.

S-AIR will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to learn about Japan, communicate with Japanese artists and local community, and to establish networks and dialogues between local and international artists. This is an opportunity for artists who work in visual arts.

The successful candidate will be staying in Sapporo as well as in Tokachi, east Hokkaido, in partnership with T-AIR, and will be expected to produce new works and will be encouraged to experiment in their own field. A collaborative work or project within the community is desirable. The artist is required to give a workshop in Tokachi, and then give a lecture and hold an exhibition in Sapporo as a result of the residency.

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Indian Tradition Hits Phnom PENH tonight

reaksmey-yean-indian-danceThe ancient dance form called Kathakali, which is the most artistic creativity representing the traditions of India, is originally from the state of Kerala. Kathakali is not only the traditional dance that reflects the Indian arts and culture, but nowadays it becomes globally popular among various ethnicity around India and the world.

The Embassy of India to Cambodia and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations bring a surprise to Phnom PENH, an extraordinary show  of the style of classical dance Kathakali called Charishnu. This extravaganza of Indian Classical Dance, Charishnu will be presented on two different dates, at the Chaktamouk Conference Hall.

–       Tuesday, December 4, 2012

–       Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Tickets are available in various places around Phnom PENH, they could be found at Gloria Jeans, Phnom Penh India, Sher-I-Punjab, Flavours of India, Taste Budz and Shiv Shakti. The tickets cost between 2USD, 5USD and 10USD.

The suck Capitol Bus!!!!

Is it the false of Cambodian governmental or Is it the false of ministry of transportation or Is it the false of private companies?

Cambodia has a relatively undeveloped public transportation (mass transit). The public transportation has always been evolving gradually, and general control of these systems (buses, cabs…) has alternated over time between the private and profit making companies control.

Let talk about buses, Six or seven years ago, bus services provided by only three companies (according to my memories), Rithmony, Neak Krohom and Capitol, travel to different provinces around Cambodia. After the last three years the bus services increase to almost ten companies and many more destinations and include the night bus services attract both local and international travelers. Continue reading