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In Stitches: New Costumes at Phare

In Stitches: New Costumes at Phare


Posted By on Jun 14, 2016

In Stitches: New Costumes at Phare The costume department at Phare is busy! They’re in the middle of a three week costume workshop, the third in a series of four sponsored by the EU and UNESCO. They’ve been brainstorming new concepts, scouring the markets for fabrics, and bringing new ideas to life. The costumes will be used in a brand new show, currently in creation and set to premiere next year. The inspiration for the...

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‘An Artist’s Rain’: A Live Painting Spectacular Live painting is organic, unpredictable and extraordinarily exciting. Not even the artists know where the tale will travel. So we’ve teamed up with Little Red Fox Espresso to bring the excitement of live painting to the streets of Siem Reap. Five Phare visual artists, Rithy Sin, Sokhom Roeun, Long Kosal, Robit Pen and Nov Cheanick, will  perform in Kandal Village...

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MEDIA RELEASE From Phare to Cirque du Soleil Sok Dina and Nem Sopha, two alumni from Cambodia’s award-winning arts school, Phare Ponleu Selpak, are graduating from the National Circus School of Montreal in June, 2016 and will begin performing with Cirque du Soleil. On September 10, 2011 Dina and Sopha boarded a plane bound for Montreal, Canada to attend the National Circus School of Montreal. The two young men, then 16 and 17 years...

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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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