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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

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A highly impressive and inspiring event

I absolutely loved this circus !! These youth are so talented and study /train every day for 10... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seb S
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Loved it!

It was very nice, I really loved the concept behind and the amount of work the students have put... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diyar K
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Phare Ponleu Selpak - The Brightness of the Arts - is a Cambodian non-profit arts school located in Battambang, offering support to children, youth and the surrounding communities through artistic, educational and social support programmes. Circus...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 53 952 424
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this circus !! These youth are so talented and study /train every day for 10 years! They are training to become professional through their company in Siem Reap, so there it's a bit of a bigger production and more expensive but it's...More

Thank Seb S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very nice, I really loved the concept behind and the amount of work the students have put behind preparing for the performance. Many children come from poor families and schools like these are actually there only way out. So spending 14$ on a...More

Thank Diyar K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to visit the circus after recommendation from other people that had been there before. Wow. such amazing talent!! incredible flexibility and what a wonderful project this place has managed so far. If you are in Battambang you need to come...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The performance was well done, funny and enjoyed both by foreigners and tourists alike. This is a must do!

Thank ratarojo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I attended the Phare Ponleu Selpak circus and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a meal at the restaurant prior to the show at 7 pm and although the food was quite basic it was a good meal. The circus runs for an...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Absolutely loved the performance here. The performers were extremely talented and threw themselves into the performance. They drew the audience in immediately and I was captivated throughout the show. The show is an hour long, but it passes so quickly. This really is a must...More

1  Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

If you go to Battambang, visit Phare Ponleu Selpak - it’s a highly entertaining, professional and moving experience. The young artists are exceptionally talented and it’s an amazing insight into the Cambodian experience expressed through extremely impressive choreography, dance and acrobatics. The night we were...More

1  Thank TaniaO730
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is a very fun evening out. Bare in mind the performers are still students. They are not perfect yet and make mistakes. But they make up for it by enthusiasm. Neither my four kids nor my husband and I ever stopped smiling or laughing...More

1  Thank heldenalt
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Wow this is a must see while in Cambodia. It is a great success story about how with a little support these children and young adults can have a much improved future. By going you are supporting the education of over a 1000 children. The...More

1  Thank shortbreadjr
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The show was absolutely fantastic! A real must see in Battambang.The performers, although still training, were incredible and we were extremely impressed by the skill level. We were completely enthralled all the way through and although $14 may seem a bit steep for Cambodia it...More

1  Thank Laura F
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Marg D
28 February 2018|
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Response from Leeann N | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website, there is a list of upcoming events with dates and times. They are also on Facebook and you can message them with your queries. I think dates and times may vary depending on the time of year, as... More
Jillian R
25 December 2017|
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Response from PharePS | Property representative |
Hello! TripAdvisor doesn't allow us to include links in our answers. Please go on Phare Ponleu Selpak website (phareps) and click on Circus Schedule. We are looking forward to meeting you on Phare campus. Many thanks!
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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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