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phallyicetea: Robam Phuok Phal (Phuok Phal Dance) Originating from the hill tribe people living in Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri provinces in the northeast of Cambodia, this dance highlights the practice of' slash and burn agriculture which villagers have done in this area for generations. The dance features the Chreong, a type of stick that farmers use as a tool for plant­ing rice. The dance is accompanied by the rhythmic sound of gong drums. This dance was researched and chore­ographed in 1965 by Prof. Chheng Phon, Prof. Hang 50th, Prof. Phim Chheang, Prof. Kong Vuth, and Prof. Chrang Proeurng. It was performed between 1965 and 1975, and re-introduced in 1979.

Posted by Saloeurm Savath on August 5, 2010 at 3:56 AM 1801 Views

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