South Korea provides aid to Cambodia to restore artefacts

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Source: Phnom Penh Post 20160224

South Korea donates over US$100,000 in resources to help Cambodia in artefact restoration.

Source: Phnom Penh Post 20160224

Source: Phnom Penh Post 20160224

South Korea supplies equipment for artefact restoration
Phnom Penh Post, 24 February 2016

Cambodia on Monday received $124,000 worth of resources from South Korea to speed up the process of restoring ancient artefacts.

The donation to Cambodia’s department of the protection and preservation of antiquities included technological equipment valued at about $100,000, said Thai Norak Sathya, spokesman of Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts.

The money will go to the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh and the Angkor archaeological park in Siem Reap, he said. Each site received about $50,000 worth of devices to help restore artefacts stored at both locations.

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Donation appeal for the Kerdomnel Khmer Foundation for Cambodian Culture

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I featured the Kerdomnel Khmer Foundation magazine website last week, and this message is from their founder Dr Chen Chanratana. Please help if you can!

KERDOMNEL KHMER FOUNDATION FOR CAMBODIAN CULTURE

KERDOMNEL KHMER GROUP (KDNK) just created a “Kerdomnel Khmer Foundation”, supported by H.E Khieu Kanharith, minister of Information of Cambodia, the honor president of this foundation, for collecting of all donations and contributions from both Cambodian and international community around the world, in order to we could start the projects for the activities of preservation and conservation of Cambodian culture and heritage.

Your contribution will helps us for many things to realize KDNK’s works for many year of project plan such as: documenting and reporting of old artists, musicians, researching for publishing in Kerdomnel Khmer Magazine, the first magazine of art and archaeology in Cambodia…etc.

For donate to KDNK Foundation and for more information, please contact to KDNK’s members.

In France:
Dr. CHEN Chanratana (Founder)
Tel: +33 6 18 02 86 12 / +855 98 64 55 55
E-mail: chanratana@kerdomnel-khmer.org

In Cambodia
Mr. NHEM Vibol (Vice-Director)
Tel: +855 12 68 82 19
E-mail: vibol99@yahoo.com

Ms. ROEUNG Kannytha (Vice-Director)
Tel: +855 16 616 316
E-mail: roeungkannytha@yahoo.com

Mr. HONG Hov (Technical)
Tel: +855 85 53 33 54
E-mail: honghov@yahoo.com

Mrs. ENG Leakhena (In charge of researching)
Tel: +855 16 81 44 04

Mrs. CHEN Chansuda (In charge of Arts and Performance)
Tel: +855 16 32 31 46