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October 24, 2009
Golden Age of Khmer Cinema party

Golden Age of Khmer Cinema party

The closing party of the Golden Reawakening exhibition, a presentation on the Golden Age of Cambodian Cinema in the 1960s and 1970s, was a steaming affair. There was a fashion show of 60s-style wear, film screenings, many speeches, and finally a rocking concert by V.O.B, a band dedicated to bringing back the sound of the period, when love ballads met grungy garage-punk guitars in Cambodia and led to a sound that has its fans all around the world these days.

People were encouraged to come in period dresses, and ended up dancing, dancing, dancing…

Legendary film star Dy Saveth...

Legendary film star Dy Saveth...

...and her fans

...and her fans

Rock´n´Roll!

Rock´n´Roll!

V.B.O. plays mean Cambodian Rock

V.B.O. plays mean Cambodian Rock

Effect pedals by V.O.B.

Effect pedals by V.O.B.

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