Institut français du Cambodge
Media Library | Toddler Story Time
A new bi-monthly rendez-vous for children from 3 to 5 will take place at the Kids’ Corner of the Media Library or in the garden of the Institute! Stories to listen to in French and in Khmer, traditional nursery rhymes to discover and sing together: it will be a... Read more
Media Library | Story Time with Ocarina
Once a month, Natacha Pollon, childcare worker at “Jardin d’éveil”, will set up home at the French Institute for a journey dedicated to your children! Travel through lands in which laughter and imagination reign, and embark on breathtaking adventures! Through the sound of her voice, but also through different... Read more
Conference | “Cambodia, Here I Am”
After the screening of the play “Cambodia, Here I Am”, Jean-Baptiste Phou will discuss with the audience as well as present the conference series “Swaying Identities”, led by Cambodian Living Arts and the French Institute of Cambodia. Organized in two underlying themes, this conference series will... Read more
Workshop | Flipbook with Fotokino
The flip-book is like a pocket movie: light, easy to carry around and to understand, it’s the perfect object to introduce a wide audience to the basis of cinema. ​This is the reaction of a “pocket cinema”, a booklet drawn in 24 images telling a short story. Flipbook with... Read more
Conference | Khmers and Angkor: Khmer Who? Angkor What?
A famous author wrote in 1947 “Khmers are simply Phnong converted to Hinduism”. That is to say, before the arrival of Hindus in 50 BC, Khmers were barely more than “savages”. This doesn’t fit historical truth, no more than it is true. We will try here to give a... Read more
Atelier | Muybridge avec Fotokino
From photograms drawn from the experiences of Eadweard Muybridge, creation of a short animated film (elephant, donkey, pig, monkey, centaur). Muybridge with Fotokino In partnership with the Fotokino association Saturday, January 19th at 10am Young audience from 6 years old and adults $ 10. Registration at the following address:... Read more
Conference | Funerary Rituals in Khmer Manuscripts
The manuscripts engraved on latanier leaves, copied from generation to generation over centuries, were stored in the libraries of the monasteries of Cambodia. War, the Khmer Rouge regime as well as neglect led to their almost complete disappearance. Reading those that remain can... Read more
Workshop | The French Corner
An new monthly rendez-vous for French speakers, be they beginners or advanced students, as well as for all the lovers of the French language out there! Let’s meet at the Media Library around a topic and recreational activities and discuss. A moment for sharing, pleasure and freedom entirely in... Read more
Conference | Parasites: useful or useless?
Photo : ©RMCA, 2017 Some diseases are born from micro-organisms like bacterium, viruses as well as parasites. Among those infectious agents, parasites are in constant interaction with their host. If the host starts defending itself against the parasite, the parasite has to avoid killing its host.... Read more
Ocarina Workshop | Odds and Ends in the Gallery
What do cardboard, a big chunk of polystyrene and pretty ends of fabric as well as corks have in common? That’s what our little budding artists will find out during this unique workshop. Thanks to our famous materials library, they will have plenty of choice to make their own... Read more
Workshop | Optical Toys
An optical toy is a object relying on visual illusion by creating the illusion of motion. These inventions are however more than simple toys, as they are an integral part of the history and creation of modern cinema, and as such are part of a series of process aiming at... Read more
Conference | Theravāda Buddhism: Rules? Rites? Or Civilization?
Buddhism as practiced by the elders (theravāda) claims to come closest to the experience of a man of high rank who discovered the inanities of mundane life based on the satisfaction of one’s desires. He came to the conclusion that the solution was... Read more
Ocarina Workshop | Color your life! Green Painting
What gives fruits, flowers and other plants their amazing and oh so diverse colors? During this workshop as educational as it is fun, the attendees will explore several trails and will play with the extraction of the natural plant pigments of our selection of plants and fruits! Then, like... Read more
Conference | Eradicating Malaria: Why is Cambodia the Center of the World?
Photo : ©Institut Pasteur For over 20 years, the number of people dying of malaria has decreased thanks to effective treatments. However, progress is at risk of being swept away by the surfacing of insects resistant to treatment in Cambodia. The eradication of malaria in the... Read more