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The Return of “Khmer Metal”

The Return of “Khmer Metal”


Posted By on Feb 12, 2018

Triumphant return of “Khmer Metal”   On February 8, 2018, Phare, The Cambodian Circus commemorated it’s 5th anniversary in Siem Reap. The occasion was highlighted by the triumphant return of “Khmer Metal“. It was the show’s first time in Siem Reap since it’s widely acclaimed US debut at the Ringling International Arts Festival in October of 2015. The artists of “Khmer Metal”...

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5 Reasons Why Circus Makes Life Better

5 Reasons Why Circus Makes Life Better


Posted By on Jan 15, 2018

1. Circus makes you happier. If you were wondering whether circus is also considered a recreational activity, you are right. And with every physical activity we do, be it practicing a handstand or balancing on a rope, our body releases chemicals called endorphins. Endorphins are released while we exercise and reduce our perception of pain. These endorphins trigger a positive feeling in the body, make us feel good and give us a...

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By Sunita Mager – Culture and art in Cambodia are a hot topic. There hasn’t been as much artistic expression in traditional and contemporary performances, street art, modern art and music as there is right now. There are art galleries on every corner in Battambang, new galleries opening in Siem Reap, performances to watch and music creations to hear throughout the country as Cambodian’s art scene is taking flight....

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Five Years of Phare

Five Years of Phare


Posted By on Jan 3, 2018

Five years of Phare, five years of fun!   Time flies, ESPECIALLY when you’re having fun. And what can possibly be more fun than circus? On 8 February of 2018, Phare, The Cambodian Circus celebrates the fifth anniversary of its Siem Reap opening. Five years of Phare. WOW, how times have flown. Do you remember which show was performed on opening night, February 8, 2013? “Putho!” Anthony Jaensch from Beyond Unique Escapes and Sojourn...

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By Sunita Mager – There is something about the feeling of flying or being up high up in the air using your own strength and overseeing what’s happening down below that makes Aerial Acrobatics so exciting to many people. Seen more as a new recreational activity in many western countries, this traditional circus discipline is taking flight fast, pun intended, and people are loving it. But there are some things about this...

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News Roundup – January 2018

News Roundup – January 2018


Posted By on Jan 1, 2018

News Roundup – January 2018 Phare, The Cambodian Circus celebrates it’s 5th year in Siem Reap on 8 February, 2018. Check out some of the memories from the past 5 years on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google+ using the hashtag #5yearsofphare . Share your own Phare memories with the same hashtag. What better way to celebrate the anniversary than with the triumphant return of “Khmer Metal“? #5YEARSOFPHARE in...

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