A crowd of just 10 people watched the endangered Siberian tiger roar on command on his hind legs and pounce through hoops inside the big top of the Chinese Prosperous Nation Circus Troupe.
The history of Cambodia is forever scarred by the Khmer Rouge regime, during which more than 2 million people were killed or died due to overwork, disease or starvation.
Having grown up in a poor family, Nov Sreyleak said, “I started going to Phare when I was 9 because I wanted snacks and food.
Siem Reap’s ultra-funky Cambodian circus Phare celebrates its fifth anniversary this month, and its director of sales and marketing Craig Dodge says it’s come a long way since its humble beginnings on rented land on February 8, 2013.
With a passion for classical arts, 25-years-old Sang Malen first wanted to study classical dance.