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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 eight Khmer folk and classical dances and more than 40 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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+855 17 998 570
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great dance performances from different regions in Cambodia. The show includes royal dance, apsara dance and folk dance, all with live music played with traditional khmer instruments.

Thank Linnéa S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had a fantastic time seeing this show last night! Worth the money and worth the time! To see younger generations carrying on the beautiful traditional art and dance of Cambodia is inspiring and powerful. SEE THIS SHOW

Thank Colleenmcg14
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful performance. My husband and I enjoyed the music and story telling through dance greatly. I highly recommend the experience. We chose seats with cushions which was an added comfort. We were also able to sit on the end of a row which...More

Thank aleksyte
Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely beautiful! You don't get bored at all, lots of imagination for the choreographies, the costums are gorgeous, the dancers are very good, professional and they have a great time during the show you can feel it. Good energy, a lot of smiles, just go...More

Thank srenaucere
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi srenaucere, Thanks so much for coming to see our show, we're so pleased to hear that you had a great time. All our performers are trained artists with a genuine love for their culture so it's fantastic to hear that this energy could be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought it would be a bit twee so was not keen but my wife wanted to see it so we went - I am well trained. Our hotel booked the tickets - we stayed at the Pavilion - bliss. Its a short walk to...More

Thank r1eggleston
Manon T, Sales and Marketing assistant at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi r1eggleston, Thank you so much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum and for sharing your feelings with the Tripadvisor community. We are so pleased to hear that you both enjoyed the performance ! As you mention, all proceeds...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was awesome!!! Go see it!! Dancers are talented and costumes are beautiful. The introduction was very sad, but it was very interesting to know about Cambodian history. The performances were upbeat, and sometimes even funny! Great :)More

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

Hi Emilie, Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum and also for your lovely review - we really appreciate it! We are so glad that you had a great time and enjoyed the performances by our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning. This was my favorite thing I saw in Phnom Penh and one of the best in Cambodia. The dancing is exquisite, from delicate Apsara pieces to lively, cheeky folk dances. The organization set out to train dancers and musicians in traditional arts after...More

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

Hello Sara, Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show and also for your lovely review. Our dancers take great pride in sharing art and culture with the audience; we will be sure to pass your feedback on to them. With...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Living Arts' mission is to preserve the folk dances from Cambodia and take young people from poverty and give them an income. The show is visually spectacular, the costumes are so beautiful. The simple folk dances depicting rural life are just lovely, quaint and...More

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

Hi Karin, Thank you very much for coming to see the Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum and for your lovely review! We aim to showcase to our audience Cambodian culture through the lens of the arts, it pleases us greatly to know that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I really appreciated visiting this place because it gave me a wonderful insight into the culture, style, dancing, and dress of traditional Khmer. A nice experience actually. Relaxing and entertaining too!

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

Hello Martin, Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show, we are so happy that you found our showcase to be both relaxing and entertaining! With best wishes, Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awesome performance. The beauty of the presentation and the talent of the performers were fabulous. This is a must during your visit in Phnom Penh.More

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

Hi Beverly, Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance and for providing this review - we really appreciate it! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the performance. Your visit enables Cambodian Living Arts to continuing supporting the revival...More

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