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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

| Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 53 952 424
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Excellent show

Don’t miss a night at the circus The performance was excellent, if you have a night in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
simon b
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THE real circus

Good skills, funny, real and respectfull about the performers, this is really what I can expect for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Zéphyr M
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Phare Ponleu Selpak - The Brightness of the Arts - is a Cambodian non-profit arts school located in Battambang, offering support to children, youth and the surrounding communities through artistic, educational and social support programmes. Circus shows: November-March: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday April-October: Monday, Thursday and Saturday Adults: $14 - Children: $7 Show at 7pm, doors open at 6pm! Arrive early to grab a cold drink, visit our art exhibition hall and shop in the Boutique! Campus tours ($5): Monday to Friday 9am, 10am, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“young people” (49 reviews)
“art exhibition” (18 reviews)
“cirque du” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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+855 53 952 424
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t miss a night at the circus The performance was excellent, if you have a night in Battambang we would highly recommend the circus

Thank simon b
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good skills, funny, real and respectfull about the performers, this is really what I can expect for a circus. No animal in cage, only local talent and good work. The funds are going for local people and for the school (music, drama, circus, dance...) Very...More

Thank Zéphyr M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Talented group, really enjoyable show! Definitely worth trying to see if you are in Battambang on the right night.

Thank Monica C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were left in stitches! Laughed the whole way through! The students were incredible! A little mistake here & there did not break their concentration, they continued on like professionals! My entire group raved on about it! And the boys were not bad to look...More

Thank Gabriela R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was kind of a last minute thing to go to the circus in Battambang * I'm so glad that I did! Amazing performances by some truly gifted athletes, proving that animals are not needed for entertainment. An hour of "What's going to happen next?"...More

Thank Andie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great evening! I had been to Phare in Siem Reap and was keen to see where it all started. Battambang has been the training ground for these talented artists for ? Many years. Wonderfully entertaining show not to be missed when visiting Battambang....More

1  Thank Marty T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had seen the circus in siem reap but this was truly memorable. We watched these young kids doing amazing acrobatics and their professionalism was increduble. The program was based on an ordinary Cambodian family and their life but was presented in a comedy. It...More

2  Thank Carmel C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see the ‘weird’ show from phare ponleu and it was incredible !! They are very professional and you really pass a very good time ! I totally recommended , it worth the price .

2  Thank Ingrid Fedra C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So fantastic! These performers are talented, hilarious and put on a fantastic show. If you are in Battambang, don't miss out!

2  Thank emjs23
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The group were amazingly talented and the show was hilarious! The music was epic! A hidden gem- one of my highlights of Cambodia!!

1  Thank clare t
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Marg D
February 27, 2018|
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Response from Leeann N | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website, there is a list of upcoming events with dates and times. They are also on Facebook and you can message them with your queries. I think dates and times may vary depending on the time of year, as... More
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Jillian R
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Response from PharePS | Property representative |
Hello! TripAdvisor doesn't allow us to include links in our answers. Please go on Phare Ponleu Selpak website (phareps) and click on Circus Schedule. We are looking forward to meeting you on Phare campus. Many thanks!
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Hi I think it is Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, but I'm pretty sure you can Google it to make sure. Enjoy 😀
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