The archaeological experts complete the training on Monument Executive Development Plan in Angkor

Published on 12 Febrary 2018 11:16 AM Post By ៖ Apsara National Authority

22 trainees come from the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, who are the experts in APSARA, Preah Vihear and Sambor Prei Kuk Authority completed the training on Monument Executive Development Plan in Angkor on 9th February 2018.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Angkor Training Center, Professor Jean-Christophe SIMON said this course aimed at strengthening teamwork and sharing information to prepare master plans, which is important for planning the temple conservation and site development. In addition, the training will improve the preservation of temples by analyzing the impact of construction materials, setting up policies for tourism in order to access necessary services and to contribute to the economic development of local people, who are living in that area.

He added that the study focuses on theoretical and practical implementation of the two target areas: Bakong and Preah Ko Temple, divided into three groups, the first group studied about the damage of the temple, the second group studied about the community's life around the temples, and the third group studied about the cultural landscape in the area.

On 18th May each year, the world celebrates the International Museum Day. The theme for celebrating International Museum Day this year is "Hyperconnected Museums New approaches, new publics". MGC Asian Textile Museum also participates in this occasion.
On 18th May, 2018, at the APSARA Authority Headquarter, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between APSARA and the capital museum of China to work together on the museum sector. The purpose of this MOU is to exchange the exhibition, research and experimentation as well as the training of museum experts.
APSARA Authority collaborates with the Asian Traditional Textile Museum offering free entrance to MGC Asian Textile Museum in order to commemorate the May 18th International Museum Day.
"Heritage Education Program" is a new program developed by APSARA Authority to educate primary students about Angkor Heritage with the aim of attracting and protecting their heritage in the region. The program is part of the Cambodian Youth Center, Private Sector, Legacy Protection Organization, and teachers of the Regional School.
( 11 May 2018 )


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