While in Siem Reap, see the remarkable Phare troupe perform a lively show that blends circus arts with riveting theater, dance and music to tell uniquely Cambodian stories — historical, folk and modern. These young circus artists, many from the most challenging social and economic backgrounds imaginable, will astonish you on stage with their energy, emotion and talent. You’ll also learn how Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS), a non-profit association, works with vulnerable children and young adults, helping Cambodian youth transform their lives through art.
More than just a circus, Phare performers use theatre, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories; historical, folk and modern. The young circus artists will astonish you with their energy, emotion, enthusiasm and talent.The association was formed in 1994 by 9 young men coming home from a refugee camp after the Khmer Rouge regime. They were greatly helped during that time by an art teacher using drawing classes as therapy and wanted to share this new skill among the poor, socially deprived and troubled youngsters in Battambang. They founded an art school and public school followed to offer free education to the young to have a kill and using the skill to earn for their future. The performance is talk about 1 hour it will be able to you learn the culture and character of each show and the mixing up of joke according to the story of the day.End of performance with joyful