Cambodian Music of Life and Healing
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The National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial and Crossing Borders Music present music celebrating the living tradition of Cambodian arts in a concert for remembrance and healing. Under the Khmer Rouge, most Cambodian artists were killed. After, Cambodians made heroic efforts to find living artists to pass along the traditional art forms. This life-affirming performance will showcase National Cambodian Heritage Museum resident artist Punisa Pov, who was taught by genocide survivors, and the Crossing Borders Music String Quartet performing music performing string quartet music inspired by the traditional art forms and honoring the genocide victims.