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Phare Ponleu Selpak - Battambang Circus

Anh Chanh Village, Ochar Commune, Battambang, Cambodia
+855 53 952 424
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I was so thankful to be there and to see that amazing show. Everything was great: the light, the... read more

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Battambang Circus

A captivating performance. We laughed, held our breath, and applauded! I would definitely recommend... read more

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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
+855 53 952 424
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was so thankful to be there and to see that amazing show. Everything was great: the light, the show, the music, the performance, the humor. The guys are amazing, really artists. I suggest to go to everyone

Thank July Von S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A captivating performance. We laughed, held our breath, and applauded! I would definitely recommend the Battambang Circus.

Thank treagus2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came here with very high expectations and surely wasn't disappointed. The show was energetic from the start till end. The show consisted of both dancing, acrobatics and theatre mixed together. I was there early and got the see some students practicing and since I...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must see for anyone interested in culture who is visiting Battambang. The show is filled with world class tumbling and acrobatics telling a story of Cambodian village life. The show is powerful and high energy. The music, and set design gives a...More

Thank silksgirlnz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a fab show, with talented young people and a variety of acts. Great venue and lovely to look at the art exhibition beforehand too. Need I say more, just go.

Thank Melfish13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what an amazing show is this! We didn't know what to expect at first, but the show was really mind blowing. The energy, the enthusiasm, the acts: definitely worth going!!!

Thank Janna H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing show, it totally blew me away. I wasn't sure what to expect but this was better than I could have imagined. The whole audience spent the show riveted on the edge of their seats. This wasn't just an acrobatic performance but a...More

Thank ChantalSA27
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to seeing the circus in Battambang, and it lived up to expectations. It was amazing to see the talent on the stage - dancing, acrobatics, theatre, and athleticism. It a must-see for anyone coming to Battambang.

Thank mapleleafbuck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You've gotta go ... this is a great initiative ... a performing arts and visual arts school that provides free tuition to students and support to their families in the name of furthering Cambodians' adoption of such arts. Going for 20+ years now, Battambang hosts...More

Thank SeanitoGuapo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good show, would 100% see again! We went to see the Saturday show which was wonderful deep whilst remaining breathtaking and funny. Incredible acts of physical strength and gymnastics on top of a a well thought-out story!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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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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3 April 2017|
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.
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.