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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

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It was amazing, you have to go there! It's amazing to see the students enjoy performing. I'm going... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jitsevnh2019
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Visit the Circus Training School

The circus wasn’t performing on the nights I was in Battambang, but I found out that it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
karencO5849NO
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Battambang, Cambodia
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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...more
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 3 days ago via mobile

It was amazing, you have to go there! It's amazing to see the students enjoy performing. I'm going back!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jitsevnh2019
Reviewed 4 days ago

Though not quite as spine tingling as the troupe I saw perform in Siem Reap a few years ago, it was still heart warming to visit the actual Battambang training centre and share the experience with friends. Endless creativity and talent potential are on full...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our evening at thePhare, amazing performance and talent person, highly recommend activity in Battambang.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The circus wasn’t performing on the nights I was in Battambang, but I found out that it was possible to visit the school in the daytime for a visit. I asked to do it as part of the tuk tuk tour as it was on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank karencO5849NO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Phare Battambang and Siem Reap. In Battambang you see the beginning of the cambodian circus. Here it is a little bit smaller but absolutley authentic and great too. We recommend Phare Ponleu Selpak, have a look in the shop and ser more than...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just amazing. This team deserves to be know internationally. Just go and see them. We had a really great time there

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will not be able to walk away from this event without feeling awed and inspired to runaway and join a circus. If you come to Battambang, you MUST see a circus performance. These kids are amazing, and all the proceeds feed directly back I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Allandra B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw the holiday yesterday. Lovely little show. The performers are brilliant. Crazily flexible and lots of geeky faces. The band are also really talented. A great way to spend an evening whilst in Battambang. Also enjoyed hearing the noises of amazement from some of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank J5645WDdeborahc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are near Battambang don't miss this Cambodian circus show performed by students of the Phare circus school whose mission is to help Cambodian street teens get an education and be part of the working society. Funny, talented and emotional performance. It is truly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank didier d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t hesitate, go encouraging Cambodian Circus students. They are lovely and talented ! I recommend it

Date of experience: February 2019
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aninacolada
November 22, 2018|
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Response from saraheZ5547NC | Reviewed this property |
The shows tend to be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday so there isn’t a show on the 30th. There may be a show on the 1st Dec... the shows and performers change but all have received rave reviews. Speak to your... More
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Marg D
February 27, 2018|
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Response from 518leeannn | 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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jillianr333
December 24, 2017|
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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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