On Saturday 26th May 2018, in Phnom Penh, His Majesty Preah Karuna Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk granted me and Marquis Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini the honour of a Royal Audience in Khemarin Palace at 11.00 a.m.
Their Majesties had honoured us with beautiful Royal gifts, silver hand-made traditional plate and box, the re-published Book of the Music of His Majesty King Norodom Sihanouk and the DVD on the Preah Sihanouk Museum.
We had then the honour to raise to Their Majesties’ High attention the reporting about our last activities in the field of opera: “L’elisir d’amore” in Manila last October and “Cavalleria rusticana” in Phnom Penh next September.
Before leaving, Their Majesties renewed Their best wishes for the success of Our projects and our souls felt deeply blessed by the Royal esteem and affection both Sovereigns granted us with.
On Tuesday 17th January 2017, in Phnom Penh, Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk granted me and Marquis Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini the honour of a Royal Audience in Preah Reach Damnak Kantha Bopha at 10.30 a.m.
Our Beloved Queen-Mother had honoured us with beautiful Royal gifts, hand-made silk ties, books and music CDs of His Majesty King Norodom Sihanouk.
We brought from Italy a very special perfume and I kneeled down to explain the different fragrances used.
Before leaving, Her Majesty granted us the honour of a last photography, together with Her Royal Highness Princess Samdech Reach Botrey Preah Anoch Norodom Arunrasmy, renewing Her wishes for the success of Our projects.
On Friday 10th June 2016, in Phnom Penh, Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk granted me the honour of a Royal Audience in Kantha Bopha Pavillion at 11.00 a.m.
On this occasion, I presented to Her Majesty my respectful wishes for Her 80th Birthday, which will be celebrated on June 18th and presented the Queen-Mother the special gift that Mr. Ferruccio Ferragamo, Chairman of Salvatore Ferragamo, sent to Her Majesty, knowing that his brand has been the favourite of Queen Monineath for numerous decades.
Were also present HRH Princess Samdech Sisowath Pongneary Monipong, my beloved Aunt, HRH Princess Samdech Reach Botrey Preah Anoch Norodom Arunrasmy and Her daughter, HRH Princess Norodom Reasmey Ponita.
On Thursday 5th May 2016, at the Royal Palace of Phnom Penh, in the Silver Pagoda Holy Grounds, His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, followed by members of the Royal Family and dignitaries of the Khmer Royal Court, prayed in occasion of the Buddhist Holy Day of the beginning of the Month of Pisak.
I was granted the honour to greet Their Majesties and extend my deeply respectful thanks for Their Royal Kindness and bidding my salutations before leaving Cambodia back to Italy.