Dancers from Prumsodun Ok & Natyarasa perform the Dance of Gold and Silver Flowers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: Enric Catala

Sam Smith meets sacred in gay troupe’s apsara dance – ‘This is the new Cambodia, inclusive, compassionate and brave’

Cambodian American upended 1,400 years of tradition by using gay men to portray apsaras – celestial nymphs who seduce mortals with their beauty – in classical dance. Their mould-breaking show is winning recognition and fans

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Dancers from Prumsodun Ok & Natyarasa perform the Dance of Gold and Silver Flowers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: Enric Catala
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