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Champey Academy of Arts is a non-profit art professional school in Phnom Penh working to preserve, protect and promote Cambodian Culture. The school is earning fund from its welcome service and a small souvenir shop in order to give scholarship for...more
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This was booked as part of our tour and we didnt know what to expect. It was probably the most fun part of our day! The children were very charming and got us to dance with them at the end. We even got to see...More
Me and my family really enjoyed our visit at this art school. Lovely children performing traditional dances and gave us the possibility to join in! Way better than the professional shows! Please support this NGO that provide free art education to kids!
We spent the morning visiting the disturbing past of Cambodia and made sure we booked something fun for the afternoon. It was so much fun. The students did some performances for us then we joined them as they taught us the dances. We laughed so...More
The kids’ dance performance was first rate. The program content covered a variety of traditional dances and the kids’ enthusiasm and skill blew me away. No other dance performance seen subsequently in tourist venues could compete. My mind kept harking back to the academy and...More
Very nice school to teach young people in traditional dancing or in painting or in instruments.
You have to pay 5 $ entrance and they will show you around. It is interesting and you support the young people and it is less commercial than the...More
We had read about this Academy in the Daily Telegraph (even left them with a copy which they were delighted with). They will put on a show just for you - they are all youngsters - do go and support them.
We were lucky to arrive early, 1/2 hour before the show to get seats in a good spot. The dancers were fantastic and so well trained.,Equally delightful were the musicians! There is a coffee shop on site and it is interesting to stroll around the...More
We visited in the morning and from the moment it began it was a brilliant experience. We were made to feel welcome and given a short description of the programme. The young people were of varying ages but I guess between 12 and 18 years....More
My hotel (vacation) booked me a seat at the performance. First night (dec 31) was fully booked . There were a series of dances from classical to folk with live musicians. How can they hold their hands and feet that way?
Costumes were lovely. Artists...More
Somewhat difficult for our hotel Tuk Tuk driver to find but we were welcomed warmly and treated to four dances by the students just for us. Some of the dances came from nature and the hand movements were explained to us following the dances. Truly...More