Phare Circus is back! Announcing "Phare Circus Rising", a special weekend program with special prices starting 31 July 2020 through 31 Oct 2020. Performances every Friday and Saturday night at 8pm with a different show each weekend. Cambodian Street Food Festival 5pm to 8pm with items starting at $1. CLICK HERE for more information.
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In the Khmer language, “nourishment” cannot be expressed without the word “rice”. Cambodians are born, live, work and die in the rice fields. Rice is eaten morning, noon and night. Rice represents the richness of Cambodia but also how Cambodia is exploited by the outside world.
“White Gold” begins with a celebration of people’s respect for rice. After damaging his father’s mandala by accident, our leading character finds himself thrown from his village, into a world where rice becomes commerce and hard labor.
As the community’s values shift towards monetary interest, they find themselves plunged into competition, jealousy, greed, self-interest.
“White Gold” follows an individual and his community as they balance the demands of the modern world, community and Buddhist teachings of moderation.
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It’s official! Phare Circus artists return to the stage 31 July for weekend performances through 31 October. Help us welcome them back. Phare Circus Rising!
Phare Circus is more than entertainment. It’s a social enterprise supporting a non-profit school where Cambodian youth transform their lives. Read more!
The global COVID-19 pandemic will transform the way things are done everywhere. Read about how Phare Circus is being reimagined to meet the challenge.
NOTE: Phare, The Cambodian Circus’ shows are inspired by the real-life experiences of its creators and performers and deal with themes such as war, discrimination, relationships, poverty and ghosts. Some performances contain smoke, loud noises & music and strobe lights. Please consult with a member of the ticketing staff if you have any concerns or you have very young children.
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Phare, The Cambodian Circus is one of Cambodia’s most innovative social enterprise models. Profits generated through ticket, refreshment, merchandise and private performance sales support the free education, professional arts training and social support programs of Phare Ponleu Selpak in Battambang.