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Cambodian Golden Silk


Cambodian raw silk is really beautiful yellow color. When the raw silk gets sunshine, it shines golden so that we could say as the Golden Silk. The formal name of the variety of the silk worm which produces yellow silk thread is a multivoltine cocoon. The most famous area for golden silk is in Phnom Srok, on the hills above the Great Lake or Tonle Sap in NW Cambodia. The golden silk thread is a single, roundish filament, with excellent light reflecting surface that produces the fine luster of the Khmer silk textiles.

Traditional Lao Clothing

Traditional Lao clothing has always been part of Lao culture and way of life. The sinh is a long traditional skirt for women that is usually made of silk and that features a wide and often elaborately woven section at the foot.

In the old days, Lao women tended to wear more traditional clothing, which was made from silk and other cloths. Over the generations traditional clothing is worn abit less. It is common for Laotians to dress in more western clothes such as jeans and t-shirts. Lao teens these days follow western trends, as well as Japanese and Korean fashion trends.

Lao women in traditional sinh is still seen often on the streets of Laos because it is a compulsory uniform for female students.

Khmer New Year

Khmer New Year or Cambodian New Year (say Chol Chnam Thmey in the Khmer language), literally "Enter the New Year", is the name of the Cambodian holiday that celebrates the new year. The holiday lasts for three days beginning on New Year's Day, most commonly April 13th but sometimes on the 14th in keeping with the lunar calendar. Khmer living in other countries may change the dates so as to celebrate on the weekend. This time of the year is at the end of the harvesting season. The farmers enjoy the fruits of their harvest and relax before the rainy season begins.

Funan Under Colonization of India

Recent claim of Mr. Tetsuo Hoshino that Funan or Nokor Phnom was just a colonized Empire under India was rejected - this claim is not coincided to the historical accounts of historical linguistics and ethnology.However, the claim of Funan being under colonization of India is not logical to the extend of in-dept analysis of the establishment of the first Khmer empire, influenced by India.In fact, the word Funan has no meaning at all in Chinese language - this word was derived from Khmer-Môn language (Phnom/Vnam) which happen to coincidently pronoun in Chinese language.

Golden Land

In the ancient century Indian people has been doing the business with such as Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia. During that time, Indian has used the big ship to make the business with Khmer people along the sea through the international ports in Asia too.To be making sure on Pali texts like the Nidesa and the Malinda Banha and be suspicious with any problems we know that we have the ports such as Kemara Poduke and Tamralipti,ect has been completed with their duty very active.

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