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Phare Cambodian Circus Admission Ticket

Availability: See calendar
Duration: Flexible
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Siem Reap's most unique and authentic top rated evening entertainmentWitness a show filled with amazing vibe and energy, transforming the lives of Cambodian youthShows are inspired by the real-life experiences of its creators and performers in Cambodia
What to expect

More than just a circus, Phare, The Cambodian Circus performers use theater, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories from recent history, folklore and modern society.

Phare artists are students and graduates from Phare Ponleu Selpak's vocational training center in Battambang. The association was formed in 1994 by 9 young men coming home from a refugee camp after the Khmer Rouge regime. They were greatly helped during that time by an art teacher using drawing classes as therapy and wanted to share this new skill among the poor, socially deprived and troubled youngsters in Battambang. They founded an art school and public school followed to offer free education. A music school and theater school were next and finally, for the kids who wanted more, the circus school.

Today more than 1,200 youth attend the public school daily and 500 attend the alternative schools. Phare Ponleu Selpak also has extensive outreach programs, trying to help with the problems highlighted in their own tales. Phare, The Cambodian Circus offers these students and graduates somewhere to hone their skills and a place to earn a decent wage; money that will take them out of poverty and give them self-respect and freedom.

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*Important Notice*
For the Evening Show (17:00), it is only available during peak season. Please see available dates below:
- 1st November 2018 – 31st March 2019: Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays
- 17th December 2018 – 5th January 2019: Daily
- 2nd – 09 February 2019: Daily

Notes:
- The show will begin at 17:00 for the Evening Show and 20:00 for the Night Show. It will last for approximately 1 hour, followed by the opportunity to interact with the artists afterwards and take photos.
- The Big Top (show venue) opens for seating 30 minutes prior to show time. Guests holding Section C open seating tickets often start lining up prior to that.
- No entrance is permitted to the Big Top after the show has started, for the safety of the artists and the comfort of other guests.
- Phare Boutique and Phare Cafe are open for guests two hours prior to show time. Phare Boutique is also available for shopping after the show.
- It can be warm in the Big Top. It's recommended to wear comfortable clothing suitable for warm weather and maybe grab a bottle of cool water to take in with you.
- It's advisable to apply mosquito repellent before going outside early morning or evening in Cambodia, including your night at Phare.

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