Phnom Penh (FN), Aug. 20 - Cambodia, through Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Tourism, the Apsara Authority and the Mozard Opera at Angkor, will host the first international opera festival in the region of Angkor from 19-23 February 2020 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Apsara Authority.

This international event will be honorably presided over by His Majesty the King of Cambodia Norodom Sihamoni, with participations from artists from around the world and a total of more than 70 Cambodian artists organized in the form of Mozard performances.

Tourism Minister Thong Khon believed that this event will be a cultural product of tourism, helping to promote the enriched cultural and artistic treasures of Angkor, and the destination of one of the World’s Wonder in Siem Reap province to international tourists, especially Europe, in addition to Angkor Full Marathon, International Half Marathon, Raid Amazon and so on.

The international Mozard at Angkor Festival is an important milestone for strengthening the friendship and cultural exchange between Cambodia and Europe, as the kingdom is also proud to host the Asia-Europe Summit (ASEM 2020).