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Old village show gets a modern lift

In Surin, national artists and local officials are preserving a traditional performance that has been dying out

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Jariang Baroen is still a feast for the eyes and ears for the older generation but time and modernity have caught up with it. 


The Cambodian-influenced performing art, native to Surin, is distinct in melody and dance steps. But its audience has thinned over the years.

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