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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
+855 53 952 424
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Must do!!

Super fun experience in Battambang. Great performance from these future professional... read more

Reviewed yesterday
AC D
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Very entertaining evening for a good cause

We thoroughly enjoyed the evening at the circus. What a brilliant show these young adults created... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nadine12342345
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Dublin, Ireland
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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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Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
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+855 53 952 424
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Reviewed yesterday

Super fun experience in Battambang. Great performance from these future professional clowns/acrobats/aerial performers.

Thank AC D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the evening at the circus. What a brilliant show these young adults created and how talented they all are. Would highly recommend this if you are in Battambang.

Thank Nadine12342345
Reviewed 4 days ago

These young adults are absolutely incredible. They are very talented and the show has a very professional feel. There skills are incredible and they have a wonderful sense of humour. I laughed as much as I gasped. They also had a dance trope and the...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The circus school has an art gallery, shop and a little bar and restaurant. Khmer people go free and tourists pay 14 dollars. We all came out laughing and saying what a great night it was - not only great circus skills but a real...More

Thank HSJ2012
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The performance was amazing! So great that the circus offers training and support for so many young students. Highly recommend!

Thank 281jessel
Reviewed 6 days ago

These performers are learning their trade still, so while there is great expertise and it is great fun to watch, the performances are still being honed. We thoroughly enjoyed it, and it is benefiting the community.

Thank CatherineBath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a circus troupe of world-famous standing. I’d heard about it years and years ago, and seeing these guys had been on my bucket list ever since. The show starts off with an introduction by a nice enough young lady, but I’m damned if...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If in Battambang you should attend a performance by Phare Ponleu Selpak. The students of this educational institution perform in a high energy acrobatic show which includes dancing, juggling, fire twirling and balancing. They are very athletic and entertaining and the show cannot help but...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an incredible experience. The talent in these young people is on a par with Cirque de Solie. The background story of these kids having risen from poverty makes it even more inspiring. A phenomenal evening. We want to go again.

Thank PVQueen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really good and impressive show. The actors are great and very gifted. There is a lovely vibe about the entire place. Very quit, warm and everybody seems to be happy. The show is a bit expensive (14$), but the money is for a good...More

Thank Jakob S
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Sophie-nocar
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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crmthird
3 April 2017|
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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.
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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.
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