CAMBODIA – Siem Reap – “Phare, The Cambodian Circus” Show

Theme

Art & Culture, Classic, Family, Sustainable

Country - City

Cambodia - Siem Reap

Market segment

Groups, Thematic Leisure

Price Level

$$

Max pax

300

Seasonality

All year round

Arrival city

Siem Reap

Departure city

Siem Reap

Description

A nice alternative to Apsara Dance shows, “Phare, The Cambodian Circus” gives a real insight into Cambodian history and culture and is ideal for all age groups. It is energetic and thrilling and shows a vibrant side of Cambodia.
Phare, The Cambodian Circus, is the only circus of Cambodia, offering a daily theatrical performance. This one hour long show starts daily. They have several shows which guaranty a beautiful mix of humour and drama.The aim of each performance is to give the audience a real insight of the modern artistic stage, with each story deeply revealing a piece of Khmer history, from the  Khmer Rouge period to the modern issues of Khmer society. But all are worth a visit!
Phare Ponleu Selpak is an NGO based in Battambang and founded in 1994 in order to provide artistic training to poor, young Cambodians. Furthermore this organization provides a classical education from Primary to High School for underprivileged children. The PPS Association began as a visual arts school and then a library, a child development center, and eventually added a social and health care center. Nowadays this Circus School performs in Battambang as well as nationally and internationally.

Can be combined with

Thematic Leisure

Incentive

Groups

Selling points

  • To have real insight into Cambodian history and culture, ideal for all age groups
  • To enjoy performances are executed with professionalism by talented young performers
  • This show unveils the issues in contemporary, modern or ancient Cambodia, using very little spoken language

Time And Transportation

From To Km By Duration Road condition
Circus Show Siem Reap city center 2 Car / Bus 10 minutes Good

Duration

  • Normal schedule is 1 hour: from 20:00 – 21:00

Min pax

1

Max pax

300

How to sell it

  • Suitable for FIT, GIT, MICE, Family, or couples

Why this activity

  • Phare Ponleu Selpak is an NGO which supports to an artistic training to poor, young Cambodians.
  • A unique and interesting show

Good to combine with

  • Any day in the program.

Do not combine with

  • Any show during the day

Market suggestion

AUSTRALIA

CANADA

FRANCE

ITALY

SPAIN

PORTUGAL

BENELUX

SCANDINAVIA

CEE

US

GERMANY

UK

BEST FOR FIT

BEST FOR GIT

Competitor comparison

  • Other DMCs

Pros

  • Do not need guide

Cons

  • There are 3 types of seat categories
  • The language spoken is Khmer

Information

  • Capacity of each seat category:
    • Seat A: 62 pax
    • Seat B: 70 pax
    • Seat C: 168 pax

Alerts

There are 3 types of seating categories:

  • Section A: Reserved seat in the front 3 rows, middle section. Includes bottle of cold water and small gift from Phare Boutique.
  • Section B: Open seating in the last 3 rows of the middle section.
  • Section C: Open seating in the two side sections. Some seats have partially obstructed views due to support poles

Important information

Among the 6 shows (Eclipse, Khmer Metal, Ayong, Sokha, Preu Roam, Putho) each is performed on a rotational basis. Check the schedule below for exactly which show will be performed on your chosen date.

Price range

$$/pax

Inclusion

  • Entrance fee

Exclusion

  • Transportation
  • Snacks.

Possible Extra

  • There is also a restaurant called Phare Café, open from 18:00 to welcome clients who would like to relax or eat before or after the show.
  • They recently added a private art workshop: from 16:30 – 18:00, minimum 8 pax – maximum 25 pax. The workshop is for kids over 7 years and adults. This is an opportunity to learn some juggling and acrobatics.

 

Remark

  • Among the 6 shows (Eclipse, Khmer Metal, Ayong, Sokha, Preu Roam, Putho) each is performed on a rotational basis. Check the schedule below for exactly which show will be performed on your chosen date.
  • The show takes place in a covered tent that can fit 300 persons.

Important notes

  • Book at least 1 day in advance with required information:
    1. Travel agency name
    2. Date
    3. Number of pax
    4. Type of Seat
    5. Group Name
    6. Guide contact
  • On the booking date: Our guide has to present the booking voucher to exchange for the Phare Ticket, this is issued by the Operations Manager.

Contact

How to book:

Email: ticketing@pharecircus.org , Tel: (855)15 499 480 or (855)92 225 320

Product Launch Package

  • VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/296371059/50b5f1d062

Website/Travel Exchange

English

Phare, the Cambodian circus show
Tonight you will discover Phare Ponleu Selpak, an NGO founded in 1994 in order to provide artistic training to poor, young Cambodians. The show gives a real insight into Cambodian history and culture and is ideal for all age groups. Both performances are executed with professionalism by talented young performers. It is energetic, thrilling and shows the vibrant side of Cambodia. The aim of each performance is to give travelers a real insight of the modern artistic stage, with each story deeply revealing a piece of Khmer history. Some shows will transport you into the Khmer Rouge period, some will focus on the modern issues of Khmer society. But all are worth a visit!

Notes:
– The show is at 20:00
–  From 1st November 2018 to 31st March 2019
–  There are 2 shows per day on Monday, Thursday and Saturday (other days will be only 20:00 show) at 17:00 and 20:00 (both will be the same show)

French

Phare, le spectacle de cirque cambodgien
Vous allez découvrir Phare Ponleu Selpak, une ONG fondée en 1994 dans le but de donner un enseignement artistique à la jeunesse cambodgienne défavorisée. Le spectacle vous donnera un véritable aperçu de l’histoire et de la culture du Cambodge et sera idéal pour les groupes de tous âges. Les deux performances sont exécutées avec professionnalisme par de jeunes artistes talentueux. Le spectacle est dynamique, excitant et montre un Cambodge plein de vie. L’objectif de chaque performance est de donner aux voyageurs une idée de la scène artistique moderne tout en révélant des fragments de l’histoire Khmère. Certains tableaux vous transporteront à l’époque des Khmers Rouges quand d’autres se centrent plus sur les problèmes de la société Khmère actuelle. Tous valent le coup d’œil !

Remarques:
– Le spectacle commence à 20 h.
– Du 1er novembre 2018 au 31 mars 2019
– Il y a 2 représentations par jour les lundis, jeudis et samedis à 17 h puis à 20 h (même spectacle aux deux horaires). Les autres jours de la semaine il n’y aura qu’une représentation à 20 h.

Spanish

Phare, el espectáculo de circo camboyano
Esta noche descubrirá la Phare Ponleu Selpak, una ONG fundada en 1994 a fin de ofrecer formación artística a los jóvenes camboyanos pobres. El espectáculo ofrece una imagen real de la historia y cultura camboyanas y es perfecto para todos los grupos de edades. Los dos espectáculos están ejecutados con profesionalidad por jóvenes artistas con talento. Es vivo, emocionante y muestra el lado vibrante de Camboya. El objetivo de cada espectáculo es ofrecer a los viajeros una imagen real de la escena artística moderna, y cada historia revela de forma profunda una parte de la historia Khmer. Algunos espectáculos le transportarán al período de los Jemeres Rojos y algunos se centrarán en problemas modernos de la sociedad Khmer. ¡Merece la pena visitarlo!

Notas:

–  El espectáculo empieza a las 20:00
– Desde el 1 de noviembre de 2018 hasta el 31 de marzo de 2019
– Se realizan 2 espectáculos al día el lunes, jueves y sábado (el resto de días será únicamente el espectáculo de las 20:00).  Hora del espectáculo: 17:00 y 20:00 (en ambas ocasiones será el mismo espectáculo)

Italian

Phare, il circo cambogiano
Questa sera scoprirete Phare Ponleu Selpak, un’ONG fondata nel 1994 per offrire una formazione artistica ai più poveri giovani cambogiani. Lo spettacolo, che dà una visione d’insieme sulla storia e sulla cultura, è ideale per ogni età. Le esibizioni, effettuate con professionalità da talentuosi giovani artisti, vi trasmetteranno energie positive e vi mostreranno un volto vivo e dinamico della Cambogia. Lo scopo di ogni performance è di dare ai viaggiatori un’idea della presente situazione artistica ed al contempo di rivelare un pezzo di preziosa storia khmer. Alcuni show vi trascineranno nell’epoca dei Khmer Rossi, altri si concentrano sulle problematiche attuali della società khmer. Ognuno a modo suo, vale la pena di essere apprezzato!

Note:
–  Lo show inizia alle 20:00
–  Dal 1 novembre 2018 al 31 marzo 2019
–  Ci sono due show al giorno il lunedì, il giovedì ed il sabato alle 17:00 ed alle 20:00 (entrambi uguali) (gli altri giorni solo una volta alle 20:00)

German

Phare, die kambodschanische Zirkusshow
Sie werden die NGO Phare Ponleu Selpak, die 1994 gegründet wurde, um jungen und armen Kambodschanern artistisches Training zukommen zu lassen, kennenlernen. Die Show bietet einen echten Einblick in die Geschichte Kambodschas und seine Kultur gibt und ist ideal für alle Altersgruppen geeignet. In beiden Shows sehen Sie professionelle und talentierte, junge Darsteller. Es ist sowohl energetisch als auch spannend und zeigt die lebendige Seite Kambodschas. Das Ziel dieser Aufführungen ist, Reisenden einen echten Einblick in die moderne Bühnenkunst zu liefern, indem immer Geschichten aus der tieferen Khmer-Geschichte erzählt werden. Einige der Shows versetzen Sie in die Zeit der Roten Khmer und andere wiederum fokussieren moderne Angelegenheiten der Khmer-Gesellschaft. Eines ist sicher: Alle Teile der Show sind sehenswert!

Hinweise:
–  Die Show beginnt 20 Uhr
–  Vom 1. November 2018 bis 31. März 2019
–  Es finden 2 Shows pro Tag an Montagen, Donnerstagen und Samstagen (an den anderen Tagen nur eine Show 20 Uhr) um 17 und 20 Uhr statt (beide Shows sind identisch).