Jazz at The Riverside, Phnom Penh


August 7, 2016

Jazz at The Riverside, Phnom Penh

The weekend is almost over. But there is still time to relax with Tenor Saxophonist Stan Getz and Guitarist, Charlie Byrd. It is, in fact, not strictly over. At the Riverside, in the area near The Foreign Correspondents Club by the Tonle Sap, nocturnal activity is about to begin. May you all enjoy Brazillian Jazz samba by the two outstanding exponents  of the Bossa Nova.

Let us note that in another place in some distant city, Rio de Jenario, Brazil, in another time zone, the 2016 Olympic Games is being held. Our Brazilian friends are to be congratulated by defying the odds to stage the Games amid difficult economic and trying political times in their country. From all counts, despite controversies over the doping scandal involving the Russian Olympic contingent  the Games  promises to be a great success.

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Dr. Kamisah and Din Merican wish to pay tribute to Brazil  and the Brazilians for their strength of character, resolve, and resilience in ensuring that the spectacle of 2016 is happening in Rio de Jenario this summer. You did not disappoint the world. In stead you showed the world that  you as a people have the capacity and the political will to honour your commitments to the Olympic movement by staging the Games.--Dr. Kamsiah and Din Merican

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