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Traditional Khmer Dancing at Cambodian Children's House of Peace

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Breathtaking

We saw this show at the National Museum of Cambodia on our first night upon arriving in Phnom Penh... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
christinesutter
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Shingletown, California
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An excellent show put on by the students

You would never suspect that this was put on by anything but professionals but they are really... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
johnbouf
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Kamloops, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was only $16 USD just something to keep in mind while reading the reviews. The food was mediocre and the dancing was okay. The venue is all open air and sits hundreds of people. We were told to get there early, and I'm glad...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We saw this show at the National Museum of Cambodia on our first night upon arriving in Phnom Penh. It was a very small outdoor theater. We paid extra to sit up front ($25 US), but I think you could pay less and have a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

You would never suspect that this was put on by anything but professionals but they are really considered to be amature !! I read some of the other reviews which did not say much but I always believe in seeing it myself to make an...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

I didn't like to see the show at all. I expected to watch a nice show to raise money for a good cause, but instead I saw children being exploited for the fun if tourists. There are young children that I feel should be in...More

Date of experience: March 2014
16  Thank eveline44
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I am really not a fan of this place. I think a lot of less-informed travelers stop here because they think they are going to see an awesome performance and support a local non-profit. To be honest it's the complete opposite. This children are forced...More

Date of experience: February 2014
17  Thank 104eddiewhynot
Reviewed 2 October 2014

one or two dances found interesting then got a bit duller,might be that no interest or tired after a day at temples.

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed 21 September 2014

This is a wonderful way to start your night out in Siem Reap. The show, like others have mentioned, is somewhat akin to a children's school production. The stage is spartan but the costumes were nice and some of the kids had some real talent....More

Date of experience: March 2014
2  Thank Undaunted_Courage
Reviewed 8 July 2014

A very good performance put up by the children, really enjoyed it. Nice costume and music. Did some donations in term of stationaries and clothing to support the children, Glad to see the smile on the children faces during the performance. No harm drop by...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank pctan202
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The children (really mostly teenagers) do some traditional Khymer Dances once a week to put the organization on-the-map. From the reviews on Trip Advisor, I am happy to say they have succeeded. Then someone shouts child exploitation? Give me a break! If you visit them...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Do not go here, it only encourages exploitation of vulnerable children. go to see adults dancing instead, and seek a reliable agency like CONcert if you want to know how you can help vulnerable children.

Date of experience: November 2013
6  Thank travelmadEastSussex
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