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Tini Tinou: 2016 Wrap Up

Tini Tinou: 2016 Wrap Up


Posted By on May 19, 2016

Tini Tinou: 2016 Wrap Up By Chloe Belford The Tini Tinou International Circus Festival has finished for another year. This year’s 10th anniversary of the festival brought together troupes from across the world to experience Cambodia, with two weeks of shows, parades, and workshops in Phnom Penh, Battambang, and Siem Reap. Phare, The Cambodian Circus performed their new production Influence in Phnom Penh and Battambang, and the...

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Tini Tinou: Sustainability in the Arts

Tini Tinou: Sustainability in the Arts


Posted By on Apr 28, 2016

Tini Tinou: Sustainability in the Arts Conference To kick off the 2016 edition of Tini Tinou, we co-hosted a conference about “Sustainability in the Arts” with Cambodian Living Arts (CLA) at the Institut Francais du Cambodge. The event included three panel discussions: experiences of sustainability in Asia; how to work with private companies in Cambodia; and finding markets abroad. The first panel included David Mason of...

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Tini Tinou: Friendships via Circus

Tini Tinou: Friendships via Circus


Posted By on Apr 26, 2016

Tini Tinou: Connections – Lasting friendships made in the circus! by Chloe Belford One of the most important aspects of the Tini Tinou International Circus Festival is the chance for artists from across the world to meet, learn from each other, and collaborate together. Not only do these opportunities form and strengthen bonds across the international arts community, but the connections made add to the joy of the festival atmosphere....

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Tini Tinou: Q&A with Canada’s first family of trampoline by Tida Nou Circus artists from five countries will perform at the Tini Tinou International Circus Festival from April 28-May 10 in Phnom Penh, Battambang and Siem Reap. Artists will also participate in a series of workshops to learn new skills. One of these workshops will be led by Travis Johnson, the owner of Vancouver Circus School, and a founding member of the...

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What is Khmer New Year?

What is Khmer New Year?


Posted By on Apr 8, 2016

What is Khmer New Year? By Mengteang Thong Cambodian people have many holidays during the year. One of the most important is Khmer New Year (Khmer: បុណ្យចូលឆ្នាំថ្មី, pronounced: Choul Chnam Thmey). It is celebrated over three days starting from the 13th or 14th of April, which coincides with the end of the harvesting season. Khmer New Year is a precious time for Cambodian people to gather with family, friends and their community. It...

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Behind the Scenes: Influence

Behind the Scenes: Influence


Posted By on Mar 31, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Influence By Vattanak Chou Survival of the fittest. Domination. Manipulation. How do we create a place for ourselves in the world? Influence mixes drama, circus and puppetry to explore struggles for power and survival. From primordial organisms battling in pre-historic jungles to an ancient king being manipulated by external forces or a runner tripping his competitors to win a race; all seek to triumph. The...

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