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Cambodian Living Arts

13 Street | National Museum of Cambodia, Sangkat Chey Chumneas, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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Cambodian Arts Traditional Dance Show in Phnom Penh
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An enchanting & elegant Cambodian cultural experience! Earth & Sky takes you on a magical journey through Cambodian mythology, rural traditions & village life. The performance showcases Classical dance - intricate & elegant pieces from the former Royal courts of Cambodia, including the iconic Apsara & the ritual dance Moni Mekhala; as well as folk dance – more upbeat, relaxed pieces inspired by daily life. Featuring up to 30 talented artists, wonder at the sights & sounds presented on stage in the grounds of the National Museum of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. This show is part of Experience Cambodian Living Arts, a cultural enterprise providing captivating & enriching experiences of Cambodian arts, & also creates uplifting employment for artists. Cambodian Living Arts is an organization that has been working for 20 years to support the arts sector, & to give artists and others in the cultural sector the resources, training & support they need to write the stories of contemporary Cambodia.
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13 Street | National Museum of Cambodia, Sangkat Chey Chumneas, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cambodian Living Arts (a non profit making organization was founded in 1998 by musician and peace advocate Arn Chorn-Pond to initiate a revival of Cambodia's endangered arts. Their mission is 'to be a catalyst in a vibrant arts sector, inspiring new generations'. Bravo! There are...More

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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello zenu and warmest greetings from Cambodian Living Arts! Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show and also for taking the time to provide this lovely, detailed review, we really appreciate it. We are so glad that you enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we booked the ticket the day of the show, from the national museum. than came back in the evening for the show. tickets r 25,20 and 15 USD. choose whatever you prefer. better arrive a bit early, to get your preferred seating. the performance as...More

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Hello sans_gh, Warmest greetings from the team at Cambodian Living Arts! Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show and for also taking the time to provide this review, we really appreciate all of your support. We are so glad that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pre booked before arriving in Cambodia and visited the National Museum on the day of the performance. The dance was a little over an hour in length and totally worth the cost. The costumes and energy made for a great night and going by...More

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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings Scooter7024 from Cambodian Living Arts! Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, we really appreciate it! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the show, and will be sure to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had hoped to see some traditional dance before coming to Cambodia and chanced upon this when walking past the museum. The show was a complete joy, and so much more so considering some of the skills were nearly lost during the genocide. We opted...More

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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Vessi_J and warmest greetings from the team at Cambodian Living Arts! Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show and for also taking the time to provide this review, we really appreciate your support! As you mention, we have a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose B class seats. The place is not that big so if you wanted to save money, C class would be fine but if you got A class you could be at the front. Each dance was quite different and kept us all interested....More

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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings Comosapian from Cambodian Living Arts! Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show and for also providing this review, we really appreciate it. We are so pleased that you had a great time at the show and the artists enjoyment...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great traditional dance show with beautiful costumes and great dances! Show is about an hour long which is a perfect amount of time. The theater is a wonderful outdoor stage on the museum grounds.More

Thank Erin O
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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Erin! Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show, and also for providing this review. We really appreciate your support, and are so pleased to hear that you had a great time at the show. With very best wishes from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful. Delightful. Uplifting. Skilled. My Best experience in Phnom Penh. Next time will go for front row seats to take better photos.More

Thank Shirley F
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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings Shirley from Cambodian Living Arts! Thank you very much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh and also for providing this review. It brings us great joy to hear that it was your best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a most wonderful experience to see the ancient art of Cambodian Dance come to life. The costumes were beautiful. The dancers were mesmerizing with their story telling and dance. This is a must see for all.More

Thank Daniel S
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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Daniel! Many thanks for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show and for also taking the time to providing such lovely feedback on the performance. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the show. Our artists take great pleasure in sharing their...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great performance of captivating Cambodian dance, by some very talented young performers. I particularly liked the colourful costumes and dress that reflected the theme of each performance. Really recommend.More

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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings Mark from Cambodian Living Arts! We would like to thank you for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show at the National Museum and for also taking the time to provide this review, we really appreciate it! It brings us great joy to hear...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you're not a big fun of dance shows, this one is worth visiting mainly for the cause. Cambodia suffered enough in its recent history, let's support youth in learning and rebuilding their culture and arts. Show itself is simply beautiful with historical outfits,...More

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SarahCLA, Manager at Cambodian Living Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Joanna from the team at Cambodian Living Arts! Thank you so much for coming to see our Traditional Dance Show and for also taking the time to provide this lovely review. It brings us great joy to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of...More

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