There is a saying amongst Cambodians that music is the soul of a nation. In a country where music is so intrinsically entwined into the culture it only seems right that we jump on the bandwagon in preparations for Cambodia’s ChubMet Music & Art Festival right here in Siem Reap.
ChubMet Music & Art festival comes together annually to celebrate the very best Cambodian & International artists and this years festival will be bigger and better then ever! Running over a two week period from the 17th of February through till the 2nd of March ChubMet will bring to the stage sensational national and international talents like Kmeng Khmer, Nikki Nikki, Pich Sophea, Professor Elemental, Rasmee, Kong Nay and so much more. The final night will play host to Grammy Awards winning Joss Stone (UK) bringing her ‘Total World Tour’ to Siem Reap to close the ChubMet Music & Art Festival!
Therefore, let us break it down for you from – start to finish – day by day; so you can start to plan your festival itinerary! Most of all, join the Facebook groups by clicking the individual link below to keep yourself updated!
FRIDAY – 17th February
ChubMet Music & Art Festival – FESTIVAL OPENING CARNIVAL
Kandal Village opening party includes projection mapping, art & photo exhibitions and music performances by Channthy Cha Cha, Krom Monster and much much more!
This will truly be the most JAMPACKED ChubMet Festival Evening…think festival within a festival!
Venue: Kandal Village
SATURDAY – 18th February
ChubMet Music & Art Festival – Giant puppet parade music stage
A partnership between ChubMet and the Giant Puppet Parade 2017, bringing you a family-friendly Cambodian music event featuring Nikki Nikki & ក្មេងខ្មែរ – KmengKhmer and much much more!
Venue: Royal Gardens, Siem Reap.
TUESDAY – 21st February
ChubMet Music & Art Festival – Battle of the Bands
A national “Battle of the Bands” competition. Expect high-energy performances as these talented and determined musicians battle to prove who is Cambodia’s best rock band.
Venue: X Bar
THURSDAY – 23rd February
ChubMet Music & Art Festival – hop hop & Urban Art
Live urban art and hip hop evening with performances from UK rap sensation Professor Elemental, French rapper 12Mé Officiel, Cambodia’s own DJ NIKO YU, Lisha and so much more, with live urban art from Chifumi and MIKE YSK
Venue: Triangle Restaurant and Lounge Bar
FRIDAY – 24th February
ChubMet Festival – Modern music inspired by Ancient sounds.
Performances by Rasmee, Krom Monster & The Kampot Playboys, each using traditional instruments in very different genres (Soul, Electronica and Rock!).
Rasmee was recently awarded best female artist at ‘Kom Chad Luek’ awards.
Venue: FCC Hotels and Restaurants – Angkor
Tickets are available here: BUY NOW.
SATURDAY – 25th February
ChubMet Music & Art Festival – Sen Sabay Main Stage