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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

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Address: Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
Phone Number:
+855 53 952 424
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Phare Ponleu Selpak is a Cambodian NGO that helps children and families...

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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Brilliant!! Not your regular "circus"!

Absolutely worth the $14 ticket price, very impressive acrobats and tricks. No animals, all performed by local young people, very professional, funny, entertaining - a must-see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely worth the $14 ticket price, very impressive acrobats and tricks. No animals, all performed by local young people, very professional, funny, entertaining - a must-see!

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These guys and girls were unbelievably amazing! The first circus experience for me but not for my girlfriend and we both were blown away. The show compare spoke French and English as the company was started by a French lady. Super welcoming, very funny even if you don't understand the language and so entertaining! Fire show, acrobatics and the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't really know what to expect but we LOVED it. So so worth it! It's purely beautiful, funny and fascinating ❤️ Bonus: you support local people

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This show was just excellent. The young troop pulled up very impressive tricks on live music. They seemed to have a ton of fun while doing the show that was so great!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Entertaining and nice performance of the boys and girls from the circus school. Don't expect a perfect performance, they are training every day to once achieve this. The real strength of this show is the enthusiasm and smiles from the artists... priceless. However... the entrance fee is quite pricey ($49 for 2 adults and 3 kids).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! It was way better than I could have anticipated. I was in awe of all the students' talent and thrilled to see how passionate they are about performing. An amazing night where you can't possibly look away for one second. The acrobats in particular blew my mind. Definitely a must see when in Battambang and it's great to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the evening show and had a delightful evening with good entertainment. Before the show we watched the kids practice and browsed around the beautiful souvenir shop. If in Battambang you should absolutely go there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we enjoyed the cirkus to the top. greatly conducted, atmospheric, funny. nice young performers, original and fun performance. nice way to support khmer artists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the circus. What the students can do is amazing and had the whole audience gasping with shock as they effortlessly through each other around and performed some very impressive acrobatics! This is a great cause and something I would definitely go to again if I was in the area. There is also one in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great show to support children in need. Go ahead and enjoy this show which mixes theatre and dancing.

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