How to Celebrate Pchum Ben

How to Celebrate Pchum Ben

How to Celebrate Pchum Ben By Mengteang Thong Cambodian people have a deep respect for their parents, grandparents, and ancestors. Each year in September there is a ceremony called Pchum Ben “បុណ្យភ្ជុំបិណ្យ”, which combines the Khmer words “Pchum”, which...
We’re Back!

We’re Back!

(Photo credit: SOK Kakada from New Hope Cambodia Photo Club) Phare Circus is back…again! It’s been a roller coaster of a year….. The government closed entertainment venues on 17 March as a precaution to prevent COVID. There was no known community...
Help Put Smiles on Faces

Help Put Smiles on Faces

Brightness of the Arts The name of our parent organization, Phare Ponleu Selpak non-profit school, translates to ‘brightness of the arts’. The school in Battambang and the circus in Siem Reap serve as beacons of light and hope. The school helps young...