Institut français du Cambodge
Conference | Languages and identity
In Cambodia, where Khmer is the national language, other minority languages coexist. Much more than a communication tool, these languages that we inherit, learn or lose are instruments of construction, creativity and sometimes isolation. The speakers, composed of linguist, translator, author and activist, will unveil the... Read more
Culture | “Light the Lights” – Phare in Phnom Penh
The French Institute of Cambodia partners with Phare Ponleu Selpak to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the association!  From April 4 to April 6, in all the spaces of the Institute, Phare Ponleu Selpak will show all the creativity of its artists – musicians, graphic artists, circus artists, visual artists and... Read more
Francophonie | French quiz
Test your knowledge of the French speaking world and the many countries where French is the official language! Play as a team of 5 (max) with your friends to win prizes in 5 rounds of questions entirely in French. Cambodians, French and alumni,... Read more
Conference | Migrations and identity
Throughout history, Cambodia has known several waves of migration, often forced, before becoming today and land of chosen immigration. During those journeys, individuals leave a part of themselves behind, and when it is possible, build themselves anew. Delve into those individual journeys with geographers, sociologists, journalists... Read more
Concert | French Dancehall
Fancy some accordion music along with some bass guitar and great vocals? The Java Angkor trio will take you through the streets of Paris for a revival of the golden era of the French open-air cafés along the Marne river! A definitive Parisian... Read more
Conference | Serge July and the evolution of the media
What does the change in the consumption of information by the public as well as the calling into question of the economic model of the media mean for journalism and journalists today? More than ever in competition with other ways of communicating and... Read more
Conference | Eliminating Malaria in Cambodia
Malaria is responsible for the death of half a million people every year, all around the world. Almost non-existent in Cambodia, the disease has, nonetheless, two particularities: the parasite resists to most treatments, and infected mosquitoes can mostly be found in the forests of the Kingdom. It is vital to... Read more
Exhibition | Em Riem 2019
Trained in contemporary design in France, teaching in two prestigious art schools in Phnom Penh, Em Riem is a proeminent figure of the current Khmer artistic creative renewal. His polymorphous work is often uncategorisable, evolving between visual arts, installations, sculptures or performances. It questions, by the use of local... Read more
Conference | Are we all cheaters?
Plagiarism is a pervasive phenomenon in any school, anywhere in the world. Is it more present in some cultures? This conference will offer a presentation on why students resort to fraudulent methods and will explain the consequences, both in their academic and professional career. Are we all cheaters? by... Read more
Concert | “Snaeha” with 12Mé
Discover Snaeha (“love” in Khmer), the new album by 12Mé, the French rapper / producer who moved to Phnom Penh to perform! Adding to the songs from his new album, he will also play during this concert the songs that made him famous in Cambodia, such as “Der leng krob... Read more
Conference | The Story of Pre-Historic Cambodia
Nestled at the top of a hill, the Laang Spean Cave – a cave of exceptional dimensions – was discovered in July 1965 by two French archaeologists who excavated the site every year with RUFA students until 1971. 40 years after the Khmer Rouge regime, the resumption of the excavations... Read more
Dance | 3 Days of Dance
For 3 days, the French Institute will welcome several artists from the Cambodian contemporary dance in its walls for three evenings of original creation and open air performances on the IFC car park. With Nam Narim as opening act, join us for the performances of New Cambodian Artists on... 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
Exhibition | Virtual Wanderings in Angkor
The French Institute invites you to a virtual voyage in the heart of the temples of Angkor! (Re)discover the West Mebon, the Victory Gate, the Baphuon, but also the unknown Chau Srei Vibol, thanks to an innovative and immersive installation, fruit of the latest 3D technology. Big screen videos... Read more