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DJ_Sakura returns


Bric-à-Brac Libations celebrates DJ Sakura’s return this Saturday & Sunday 20-21 January. Come for Viki Broker’s Sunset Sessions laid back vibe. early evenings 5-8:30 pm Life time collector of music. Viki Brooker aka Sakura is a well respected and established DJ within the community of Siem Reap where she plays to a variety of different crowds. Firstly earning her musical […]

Battambang: Cambodia’s fast-rising cultural capital and next destination.


Silkwinds inflight magazine: Dec 2017 Words by Calum Stuart Photography by Charlotte Pert With its storied history, glorious architecture and vibrant art scene, once-sleepy Battambang looks set to become Cambodia’s next must-see destination. A place where East meets West, where colonial grandeur meets the spectacular temples of its Buddhist roots – Battambang, Cambodia’s second-biggest city, […]

Battambang art premiers at Amansara


A new series of Lotus Art premiers this week at Amansara. Battambang-based artist and Australian native Morrison Polkinghorne premiers his series of “Lotus Art” grey-black toned paintings made from lotus stems. Amansara is a fitting venue for the Lotus Art collection. Formerly the private Siem Reap residence of Cambodia’s King Sihanouk, its restored Khmer Moderne […]

Angelina Jolie’s ‘First they killed my father’ filmed in Battambang


Battambang is the setting for the Angelina Jolie-directed movie “First They Killed My Father.”  Based on the harrowing autobiography of a young girl during the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, Battambang’s historic colonial architecture is still largely intact, and a tourism highlight.  Cambodia’s second city is located in the country’s northwest, about 2 hours […]