Among Vann Molyvann's most famous work are the Independence Monument, the National Stadium, the National Bassac
Theatre, and the Chankarmon Theatre.
Terrain: Central plain drained by the Tonle Sap (Great Lake) and Mekong and Bassac
Officials said crowds celebrating the nation's annual water festival apparently panicked as rumours rippled through the crowds that the bridge to an island in the Bassac
river was about to give way.
The search for bodies in and along the Bassac
River continued yesterday.
Also at Phnom Penh the Mekong diverges into the Bassac
River and the mainstream, forming the uppermost part of the Mekong Delta.
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Phnom Penh lies at the confluence of the Mekong River, the Bassac
River and the channel flowing from Tonle Sap Lake.
For 10 days in December, the band - a retro Cambodian pop rock group - played crammed expat bars in Phnom Penh, taped a two-hour prime-time special on CTN that was rebroadcast several times a day, recorded a soundtrack in the studio with traditional Khmer musicians and staged an impromptu outdoor concert in Bassac
, the Cambodian capital's notorious shanty town.
Chenda is a 24-year-old director of lakhaoun niyeay (roughly translated, "spoken-word theatre"), a dialogue-driven style more contemporary than the traditional Cambodian forms of khaol, yike and bassac
, which use masks, stylized gestures and song.
Two of the administrative districts--Koh Andeth and Borey Chalusar--are located in the Tonle Bassac
Delta, have numerous canals, and are flooded during the rainy season.
Similarly elegant is the riverside Bassac
Theatre, a brown brick and concrete structure, with a foyer designed as a series of large triangles suspended above shallow pools of water and cantilevered staircases.
8 mm SL; Vietnam: Phong Dinh province, Bassac
River adjacent to Dong Phu; R.