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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
+855 53 952 424
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It was an enjoyable time & in a miracle condition

Phare Ponleu Selpak in Battambang is the best place to relax after worked or studied, there you can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Battambang Province, Cambodia
via mobile
Highly entertaining

We went to see the show titled Tchamlaek, which is Khmer for weird. It was our second show; last... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Zlatko T
Melbourne, Australia
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Phare Ponleu Selpak is a Cambodian NGO that helps children and families from disadvantaged backgrounds through three fields of intervention: education, social support, and artistic trainings. Tours of the campus are provided Monday-Friday at 9:30am, 10:30am, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm. There are 2 to 4 circus shows each week. The doors open at 6, and the show starts at 7. Arrive early and check out the free art exhibition hall, shop in the boutique, or get a cold drink at the Bar. Check the website for the most updated circus schedule.
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“art exhibition” (16 reviews)
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Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
+855 53 952 424
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Phare Ponleu Selpak in Battambang is the best place to relax after worked or studied, there you can actuallt see the KHMER circus in a well performance in-style which seemingly everyone is well-trained before start to perform to customers. It's a definite place which shouldn't...More

Thank Sotheavy99
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to see the show titled Tchamlaek, which is Khmer for weird. It was our second show; last year we went to see them in Siem Reap, The performances were excellent and the story unfolded to show the soul of Kampuchea. Proceeds go to...More

Thank Zlatko T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Usually I would say circus acts are not really my thing , but this experience may have changed that . This is a circus performance but more like a themed acrobatic show when we were there the theme was spirits And ghosts , this circus...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I never thought I would see such a professional performance. It was a unique experience, with laughter and wonder! It filled me with awe! Every one of the team was amazing... I felt really proud of young people living what they love and achieving it...More

Thank MariaSarig
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you only do one thing in Battambang make sure this is it! It was a great show that included Kemer traditional dancing at the beginning. Procedes help fund the NGO which is a free arts school for local kids. You can also tour the...More

Thank skp902017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I know that expensive but it was well recommend from the hostel I stayed and seem to be many people going. So why not me! That was amazing! Worth it!

Thank Tamar C
Reviewed 5 days ago

I LOVED it here! The show was beyond-belief! The talent was incredible and the art and choreography was very meaningful. I would HIGHLY recommend to anyone traveling to Battambang. You will not be disapointed.

Thank rhartlaub
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was awesome, the circus was creative, fun and unique with very talented local performers, the location is actually a school that explores all types of arts from fine arts like painting to performance art. There is a art exhibition that you should visit before...More

Thank Natalie E
Reviewed 6 days ago

This has been the most terrible experience after 20 days travelling around Cambodia. One hour of very poor show paid 14 dollars, this is cheating people that believe this is a good cause. We didnt visit any permises as it was not allowed on that...More

Thank gryna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience, great show with great artist. I completely recomend if you are in Battanbang! Best activity of the day by far!

Thank Jordi E
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31 July 2017|
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Response from Signe J | Reviewed this property |
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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3 April 2017|
Response from ericregno | Reviewed this property |
the show begins at 7PM. As there are no reserved seat make sure you arrive earlier,then you will have time to discover our campus. The show tonight is "tchamleak". Looking forward to welcoming you tonight.
Bree T
16 March 2017|
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Response from PharePS | Property representative |
Yes, for the month of March 2017, we have shows every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.