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Address: Hospital Jayavarman VII | on the roads towards Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Outstanding humaritarian work

The background to this concert resolves around the life of Dr. Beat Richner, a Swiss paediatrician who came to Cambodia several decades ago and established a hospital for... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
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George Town, Malaysia
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George Town, Malaysia
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The background to this concert resolves around the life of Dr. Beat Richner, a Swiss paediatrician who came to Cambodia several decades ago and established a hospital for treating local children, most of whom are from poor families. Currently there are 4 hospitals in different parts of the country and a training centre, all of which are mainly financed by... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Dr. Beat Richner has dedicated his life to the children of Cambodia. On every saturday at 19.15 Dr. Beat Richner is playing Cello and telling about the current situation of his hospitals in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. They also show a movie where you can see how the hospital works and they explain what kind of diseases they treat.... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Dr Beat is a very inspiring and courageous person. I was deeply moved by the moment he shared with us. This man dedicated his life to the Cambodian children. Waste less on restaurants for 2 days and make a donation... the doctor is doing a wonderful job!

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1 Thank cumbiadelmar
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Simply beautiful! The story of this Doctor and cellist inspire and give hope! Alternance of music, talks and movie projection makes this concert very unique.

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is held every Saturday at the Hospital. Dr. Beat Richter talks about his story and also plays the cello. It is really inspiring, you will walk out as a different person,

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

If you happen to be in town when this is on you should go there. While it is not a real "show" it is very interesting and you learn something about Cambodia that you would otherwise not hear about. Beat Richner is a Swiss doctor who has committed his life to the health of kids in Cambodia. He has huge... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

A highly recommended evening that showcases a remarkable Swiss doctor's commitment to the health and well- being of Cambodia's impoverished children. This awe-inspiring man has somehow been able to build five hospitals that provide Western- standard care to millions of suffering children who otherwise would go uncared for. He presents his work interspersed with melancholic cello pieces that seem to... More 

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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Dr Beat Richter himself plays the cello, and meantime tells the story of the children's hospital. He speaks frankly not avoiding his difficult relationship with the Hun Sen regime, the hypocrisy in institutions like the WHO etc... Free, but value for money!

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have been living here for almost 6 years but never thought to visit Beatocello. I was then given the chance to go last Saturday and we watched the concert of Dr. Beat Richner. It was very inspiring to know what he has done to the Cambodian people! So, if you are traveling, this is a MUST to be included... More 

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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This is a 45 minute film. Not a concert. Very moving and 100% worth going. Take cash to donate, as you will want to once you've seen the film and understand what the French man has done over the last 30 years for Cambodian wellbeing and medicine. Incredible!!

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