26th May 2018: Royal Audience granted by His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni and Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk to Marquis Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini and His Highness Prince Sisowath Ravivaddhana Monipong

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.

DSC_4607-001

DSC_4605-001

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.

DSC_4604

DSC_4603

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.

DSC_4623-002

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.

DSC_4629

 

http://www.norodomsihanouk.info/activity/view_id1789.html

Advertisements

Wedding of His Highness Prince Sisowath Samyl Monipong and of Her Highness Princess Norodom Daravadey, 8th January 1967, Royal Palace, Phnom Penh

This article was published in “Kambuja” of February 1967.

Many thanks to His Excellency Julio Jeldres who sent me this precious archive from his own collection.

 

Kambuja February 1967 1

Kambuja February 1967 2DVD0004

Prince Monireth Fleurs d'arequier
His Royal Highness Prince Samdech Krom Preah Reacheameatola Vongsa Phimouk Chea Barom Reach Noussarak Sisowath Monireth pouring the pure flower of the arec as a symbol of fidelity.

 

Portrait: Le Prince Sisowath Ravivaddhana Monipong

Article de Monsieur Christophe Vachaudez paru dans le numéro de Mai 2017 du magazine belge “L’Eventail”

Eventail_Pagina_1

Eventail_Pagina_2

Eventail_Pagina_3

Eventail_Pagina_4

 

 

 

 

PDF_portrait gotha_MAI_2017

Honouring the Memory of His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk Varman, Preah Barom Rattanak Kaud, Father of Khmer Independence

On Tuesday 17th January 2017, before entering the Preah Reach Damnak Kantha Bopha to be received by Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, Marquis Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini and I were granted the honour to offer a jasmine garland in front of the Statue of our Late King-Father in the gardens of the Royal Palace.

statue-roi-sihanouk

Royal Audience granted by Her Majesty Queen-Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk to Marquis Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini and His Highness Prince Sisowath Ravivaddhana Monipong

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.

salut-reine-vincenzo

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.

reine-cadeaux

We brought from Italy a very special perfume and I kneeled down to explain the different fragrances used.

presentation-parfum-reine

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.

photo-groupe-reine

 

 

Royal Audience granted by His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni to Marquis Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini and His Highness Prince Sisowath Ravivaddhana Monipong

On Monday 16th January 2017, in Phnom Penh,  His Majesty Preah Karuna Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneath King Norodom Sihamoni granted me and Marquis Vincenzo Grisostomi Travaglini the honour of a Royal Audience in Khemarin Palace at 11.00 a.m.

King Sihamoni had honoured us with beautiful Royal gifts, silver hand-made traditional boxes and books.

1484629262_dsc_1462

Then, His Majesty asked us about our activities in the field of Opera and Art and we obliged  by raising to His Majesty’s High Attention our projects in the next future.

1484629262_dsc_1483

Before leaving, His Majesty granted us the honour of a last photography altogether, renewing His wishes for the success of Our projects.

1484629262_dsc_1490

Our Royal Audience reported on the Official Website of His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia

Celebration of Buddhist Holy Day : First Day of the Month of Pisak

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.

Scan10008
Their Majesties praying in front of King Norodom Sihanouk’s Stupa. HRH Samdech Reach Botrei Preah Ream Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, HRH Samdech Reach Botrei Preah Anoch Princess Norodom Arunrasmey and HRH Samdech Princess Sisowath Pongneary Monipong were following Their Majesties. I was granted the grand honour to follow my Aunt, Princess Sisowath Pongneary Monipong to offer a jasmine garland to honour the memory of our King Father.
20160505_103910
With my Beloved Auntie HRH Princess Samdech Sisowath Pongneary Monipong before the Royal Ceremony of the Grand Holy Day on 5th May 2016

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.

Scan10006b

Scan10009