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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

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A truely memorable experience

My wife and I attended the Phare Ponleu Selpak circus and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a meal at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John B
Melbourne, Australia
What a show!

Absolutely loved the performance here. The performers were extremely talented and threw themselves... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hastings, United Kingdom
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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

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

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Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the Cabaret performance and it was incredible. The talent of this group of young people is astonishing, the show was well put together, and it’s a really great cause. It wasn’t 100% perfect throughout, but that only acts as a reminder of how...More

1  Thank goatscheeseandhoney
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss a night at the circus The performance was excellent, if you have a night in Battambang we would highly recommend the circus

3  Thank simon b
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Good skills, funny, real and respectfull about the performers, this is really what I can expect for a circus. No animal in cage, only local talent and good work. The funds are going for local people and for the school (music, drama, circus, dance...) Very...More

2  Thank Zéphyr M
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Marg D
February 27, 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
December 24, 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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July 31, 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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