Bunrith Suon

Culture and Arts Education Project Manager, Cambodia Living Arts, Cambodia

Bun Rith Suon manages the culture and arts education project at Cambodia Living Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, which aims to brings arts education to public schools. He is the former director of Phare Ponleu Selpak, a non-profit organization which uses the arts for human development. Prior to this post, he worked as country director for Amrita Performing Arts, a pioneer in promoting contemporary creativity in Cambodian dance, music and theatre in the US. He was also head of production of Cambodian Living Arts overseeing the performance series at the National Museum, Phnom Penh, aimed at promoting and developing the creative industries in order to generate income for professional performers. He has received awards from the Asian Scholarship Foundation, Asian Cultural Council, and is a recipient of the Gold Medal of the Royal Order from His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, the King of Cambodia, in recognition of his contribution to the restoration, preservation and development of the Cambodian performing arts.

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