Phare News


By Sunita Mager – A night at the circus is fun event, especially when you’re new to Cambodia. Luckily you don’t need too much time to prepare for an exciting evening out. Follow these simple tips and you’ll be good to go. Dress The more comfortable you are dressed, the better you will feel. Cambodia is a hot country, even in the wet season, so wearing loose clothes, dresses or shorts is the best. You can also choose to wear...

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By Momoko Ikeuchi Similar to an Englishman’s love for the Queen, so is the love and devotion to the Royal Family in Cambodia. You might have seen those portraits hanging on walls of luxury hotels, small street restaurants or coffee shops in town. Indeed, these are the members of the Kingdom’s beloved royal family and especially the former King, Norodom Sihanouk was highly respected and affectionately called “Samdech Euv” in...

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Get A Grip!

Get A Grip!


Posted By on Jun 7, 2017

By Sunita Mager – The performers at Phare Circus are awe-inspiring and their strength is phenomenal. Granted, these young athletes have been performing for a very long time. But everyone can build strength and improve their grip and we’ve put together a short list of easy ways to do just that. Take it from our experts: If you can’t grip it, you can’t lift it. Stronger grip means a lower likelihood for injury, a solid core and...

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Cambodian Culture: FOOD

Cambodian Culture: FOOD


Posted By on May 24, 2017

By Momoko Ikeuchi Food is energy for our artists – what do they eat? Khmer food! As you may have seen in our shows, the artists and musicians work so hard to wow the audience from the very beginning to end of the show. Where does their energy come from? – Their soul, Khmer food! Eating good food healthily is so important for them to stay energized so they can perform lively. What is Khmer food that they enjoy eating every day? What is...

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Circus Skills Uncovered

Circus Skills Uncovered


Posted By on May 17, 2017

By Sunita Mager – Now, if you have ever seen one of our shows, then you know what amazing skills our circus performers have. It takes them years to train and master their skills at Phare Ponleu Selpak and they know and do them so well, that each skill deserves to be claimed as a art in itself. Who is Doing What? Many times, when we watch a show, we are amazed by what all the performers can do. “Look at the acrobat!”...

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News Roundup – April 2017

News Roundup – April 2017


Posted By on May 10, 2017

   P News Roundup – April 2017 It’s an exciting time for Phare Ponleu Selpak and Phare, The Cambodian Circus. May kicks off the official launch of Phare Creative Studio which will offer graphic design and animation services, India is looking to us for inspiration and while Brasilia inspired beats echoed across campus at Phare Ponleu Selpak, the Flying Circus Academy made its mark – all without animals of course,...

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