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Street 13 | National Museum of Cambodia, Sangkat Chey Chumneas, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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Cambodian Arts Traditional Dance Show in Phnom Penh
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Experience an unforgettable evening of authentic Cambodian culture at the Traditional Dance Show in Phnom Penh. Featuring eight Khmer folk and classical dances and more than 40 talented artists, our audiences are taken on a captivating journey from Angkorian palaces of old to the villages of today. Wonder at the abundance of unique sights and sounds presented on stage in the beautiful gardens of the National Museum in Phnom Penh. The Traditional Dance Show is a program of Cambodian Living Arts, a not for profit organization whose mission is to be a catalyst in a vibrant arts sector, inspiring new generations. All proceeds from the show go toward supporting emerging artists, learning and leadership programs and other arts projects through the work of Cambodian Living Arts. Show schedule: 7 PM Monday through Sunday (October to March) Monday through Saturday (June to August) Monday - Wednesday - Friday - Saturday (April, May and September)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Street 13 | National Museum of Cambodia, Sangkat Chey Chumneas, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My grandparents and I went to the 7:00 p.m showing of traditional Cambodian dancing at the National Museum. The dancers put on an extraordinary performance, and the coordinators were very informative and attentive. We all enjoyed the vibrantly colored traditional dresses, and the displayed background...More

Thank Gemini5280
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Gemini5280, Thank you very much for attending our Traditional Dance Show and for your review. We are so pleased to hear that you and your grandparents enjoyed our performance. With best wishes,

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful 1 hour show and although $15/20/25 (depending on whether you want cushion, water etc as the view is really quite similar) may seem expensive in the Cambodian context this is such a great cause how can you begrudge it? The show involves several different...More

Thank bridgemagoo2
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello bridgemagoo2, Thank you so much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum. We are so glad that you enjoyed the variety of dances presented - praying mantis is one of my favorites too! We hope that you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great way to spend an hour - my 4 year old twins LOVED the show and want to go again! Fantastic to see traditions being kept alive, the performances and costumes are fabulous. Well done to all and highly recommend. The theatre...More

Thank minimoonflower
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manger at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello minimoonflower, Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance show at the National Museum, we are so pleased to hear that your twins had a great time at the show! Your attendance at the show enables us to support local artists...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly entertaining and moving performance by exceptionality skilled dancers: one of Phnom Penh's greatest attractions.More

Thank Tim H
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tim, Thank you so much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum, we really appreciate it! We are so glad that you had a great time, and will be sure to pass your feedback on to our dancers. With...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lavish costumes & talented dancers make this the must-see performance in Phnom Penh. The theater is a pavilion behind the National Museum, well served by plenty of fans to keep the pavilion cool for patrons during the performance. Musicians playing traditional instruments accompany the dancers....More

Thank TravelTellers
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi TravelTellers, Thank you very much for coming to see our show and your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the show and the accompanying music. With best wishes,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the show - more than we thought we would. Lots of dancers and a new dance style for us to experience. The costumes are beautiful including some very fancy Cambodian/ buddist / Hindu costumes. The dances tell stories which are entertaining. The...More

Thank Katie W
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Katie, Thank you very much for attending our Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum, we are so glad that you enjoyed the performance. Your attendance at the show enables us to continue supporting Cambodian artists and art projects so we really appreciate your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and me came to this show and we enjoyed it very much! Something you have to watch when you are here! Love it!

Thank Jean W
SarahCLA, Sales & Marketing Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jean W, Thank you very much for coming to see our show and for your lovely review, we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our performances. With best wishes,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watching an Apsara dance, even if only an excerpt is in my bucketlist. When I saw their performance, I came to tears. The execution of the dance was most exquisite and it had the power to touch ones soul. The other dances in the programme...More

Thank jsmadrinan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 2nd time - including new dances and some of the wonderful ones I had previously seen. I would gladly go back again.

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Thank montagne1234
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for coming back to see our show again! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed the show both times. With best wishes, Sarah

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dancing was wonderful, each dance told a myth or explained an element of Khmer culture. The costumes were gorgeous, intricate, exciting. The traditional music was played live; one could see musicians and singers alike. We saw the performance at the National Museum of Cambodia,...More

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