Documentation of the Phloy and the Khaen, Two Traditional Mouth Organs of Cambodia

This project, which includes the documentation, directly supports the Embassy's efforts to raise awareness of the significance of these instruments in Cambodian culture and to demonstrate U.S. respect for Cambodia's cultural heritage.

The Phloy and the Khaen mouth organs are critically endangered as only a few musicians of each instrument are still alive today. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Cambodia, South-Eastern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Cambodian Living Arts Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $17,600 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Completed
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