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Cambodian Living Arts

Street 13 | National Museum of Cambodia, Sangkat Chey Chumneas, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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Cambodian Arts Traditional Dance Show in Phnom Penh
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Experience an unforgettable evening of authentic Cambodian culture at the Traditional Dance Show in Phnom Penh. Featuring a variety of Cambodian folk and classical dances and more than 35 talented artists, our audiences are taken on a captivating journey from Angkorian palaces of old to the villages of today. Wonder at the abundance of unique sights and sounds presented on stage in the beautiful gardens of the National Museum in Phnom Penh. The Traditional Dance Show is a program of Cambodian Living Arts, a not for profit organization whose mission is to be a catalyst in a vibrant arts sector, inspiring new generations. All proceeds from the show go toward supporting emerging artists, learning and leadership programs and other arts projects through the work of Cambodian Living Arts. Show schedule: 7 PM Monday through Sunday (October to March) Monday through Saturday (June to August) Monday - Wednesday - Friday - Saturday (April, May and September)
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Street 13 | National Museum of Cambodia, Sangkat Chey Chumneas, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so good I went back for a second night and saw it all again. The dancers are total professionals - beautiful costumes, lovely music. Some traditional and rather formal apsara dances mixed with folk dances where the dancers were clearly having fun but...More

Thank RoamingJill
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi RoamingJill, Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show - twice! - and for your lovely review, we really appreciate it! Our artists are very passionate about performing and sharing their culture and art form with others, we are so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good fun, would definitely recommend, this would be fab for kids too. Tickets were $15-25 depending on seating choice and fully worth it.More

Thank J'Aime M
Manon T, Sales an Marketing Executive at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi J'aime M, Thank you for coming to see the show and taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed the performance last night. Thank you for your support as it helps us continue supporting the local artists and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been traveling for a few months and have seen shows in every country we have been to - the Cambodian Living Arts Traditional Dance show was by far the best we have seen. Lots of varied dances, from village harvest and fishing dances...More

Thank teapot337
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello teapot337, Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show! Our dancers take much pride in sharing their heritage and culture with the world, we are so pleased that you enjoyed the performance and found it to be of a high...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Pavilion Hotel which is some 800 meters or thereabouts away, we decided to walk (as we did often). We found the entrance relatively easily and given that we had booked through the hotel, we were ushered efficiently to our seats. I had...More

Thank cuspub
Manon T, Sales and Marketing Executive at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi cuspub, Thank you very much for coming to see the traditional dance show and for taking the time to write a review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the performance and appreciate your support, which allows us to continue supporting local artists...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stage performance actually brought to life all the antiquity I'd seen in the adjoining museum...much of which I'd assumed was fanciful and couldn't actually be done by living people. The life, the vitality of the traditional dances included everything from clearly understandable story-telling to...More

Thank Sue Hollister B
Manon T, Sales and Marketing Executive at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sue Hollister B! Thank you very much for coming to see the traditional dance show at the National Museum and taking the time to write a lovely review. It is such a pleasure to hear you appreciate how connected the arts and culture are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm really glad to have gone to see this fantastic show. It was really captivating, and both the dancers, the songs, the music was perfect. It's an important part of the khmere culture, and it's almost mandatory to go there in order to appreciate the...More

Thank Thomas_Le_Routard
Manon T, Sales and Marketing Executive at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thomas_Le_Routard, Thank you very much for coming to see the traditional dance show at the national museum, and for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are so pleased to hear you found the show captivating, the artists are very passionate about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see this cultural dance show, which was fantastic. The young ladies hand movements were amazing how they bend their fingers and balance is a show of their dedication to the art. This is a great display of a culture reviving itself after...More

1  Thank Dmp60
Manon T, Sales and Marketing Executive at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Dmp60, Thank you very much for coming to see the traditional dance show at the museum and for writing this delightful review! We are so happy to see you enjoyed the show, and thank you for your support, as it enables us to continue...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Cambodian dance performance was one of the highlights of our stay in Phnom Penh. The show combines classical and folk dances and has great live music. All the artists are quite accomplished, the costumes are beautiful and the entire production is just wonderful. Well...More

1  Thank Bob K
Manon T, Sales and Marketing Executive at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Bob K, Thank you for coming to see the traditional dance show at the National Museum and writing a review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed all aspects of the show and we would like to thank you for your support, as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a good show to let traveller to know more about Cambodia ethnic group. A show that full of inspiration. A must visit place in Phnom Penh.

Thank Soon Chuan K
Manon T, Sales and Marketing Executive at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning Soon Chuan K, Thank you very much for coming to see the show and taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear you found it informative and inspiring, our artists are very passionate. Best wishes, Manon Touch

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This show is amazing and well worth the cost. We were spell bound watching this superb dancing which was performed at such a high standard. The costumes were stunning. The videos at the beginning of the performance explain CLA, which seems to a be worthy...More

1  Thank KentJam
Manon T, Sales and Marketing Executive at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi KentJam, Thank you for coming to see the traditional dance show at the National museum, and writing such a lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the artists' performance and costumes, they are so very passionate about what they do. Your support means...More

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