Phare Circus Rising

Four months have passed since entertainment venues were closed by government order due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The impact has been devastating, but Cambodians are resilient. Phare artists’ creativity flourished (READ MORE). The Phare Circus organization has been reimagined (READ MORE). Now, it’s time to return to the stage: “Phare Circus Rising”.

What is Phare Circus Rising?

A solid program for resuming performances at Phare Circus and other special events. Phare artists and musicians emerge from their confinement. The Phare Circus venue is prepared to exceed health and safety requirements. Internet streaming will be used to share special events. Step-by-step, Phare Circus is rising again!

So what’s coming up?

MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE & CONCERT

  • What: The world premiere of BBAND’s new music video “ប៊ីបេន​ – តោះទៅលេងសៀមរាប​​ (Let’s Visit Siem Reap)”
  • When: 11 July 2020, 6pm (GMT+7)
  • Where: YouTube and Facebook

Followed by a BBAND concert live-streamed on both YouTube and Facebook

WEEKEND PERFORMANCES

– It’s official!  Phare Circus will resume performances on 31 July 2020!! 

There will be weekend performances with a different show each week, including some favorites and an all new creation called “Phare Circus Rising.

    • 31 July – 31 Oct, Friday and Saturday evenings
    • “Creative designs by creative minds” – Phare Boutique will be open from 5pm and until the last guest leaves. Browse unique designs by students and graduates of Phare Ponleu Selpak and other local artisans.
    • 5pm – 8pm, Cambodian Street Food Chefs present their delicious creations with items starting as low as $1
      • Interact with the circus artists and learn a few skills before the show.
    • 8pm – 9pm, Phare Circus performance in the big top
      • Show ticket prices: $10 for open seating (children under 12 – free) and $20 for reserved seating (children under 12 – $10)
      • Special 3-month “Phare Circus Rising” Circus Lover Card for only $60, including reserved seating at any performance during this period. (reservations required, subject to availability)
    • FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED. MASKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IF YOU DON’T HAVE YOUR OWN.

Tickets and “Phare Circus Rising Cards are on sale now either at the Phare Circus big top or online.

HOW YOU CAN HELP:

There are many ways you can help make “Phare Circus Rising” a success and keep the artists on stage. Whether you’re in Siem Reap, planning to visit, or would just like to share your love for Phare, your support is needed to assure the special performances are sustainable.

PHARE CIRCUS RISING CARD

For only $60, the Phare Circus Rising Card includes unlimited visits to any performance during the “Phare Circus Rising” program, 31 July – 31 October in the Siem Reap big top. 

INVITE A FAMILY TO THE CIRCUS

What a great feeling to share a circus show with a young person who might otherwise not be able to attend. Buying a Phare Circus Gift Card online allows you to invite a local family to a Phare Circus performance from no matter where you are. $10 per adult, and each adult can bring one child under age 12 for free. Have the added benefit knowing you’re supporting the artists of Phare and bringing smiles and laughter to a family. Invite someone you know, or we can help arrange that for you. 

MAKE A DONATION

You can also help by making a donation direct to Phare Ponleu Selpak school. Your donation directly supports over one thousand students who are empowered by our programs each year. Help community children break the cycle of poverty and contribute to the revival of the arts in Cambodia, support us in changing lives through the arts!

On behalf of the artists, staff, teachers and students of Phare Ponleu Selpak school and Phare, The Cambodian Circus, thank you for your support. With your help, the show WILL go on!