Do you want to be a Guinness World Record Breaker?
And help Phare survive the pandemic?
Then please join us on March 6 & 7 for our thrilling virtual gala and record-breaking Longest Circus Peformance Ever!
We want you to join us for ONE EXCITING HOUR, where you’ll get an online “front row seat” for part of the record-breaking performance, see exciting and intimate interviews with Phare artists, be dazzled by celebrity guest appearances, enjoy fun prize draws and more. Everyone who takes part will become a Guinness World Record Holder and receive a personalised digital certificate.
By taking part in this thrilling and FREE event, you’ll help us keep our life-saving and life-changing education and culture programmes alive.
**WHEN & WHERE**
Worldwide! Settle down comfortably in front of your screen, at the most convenient hour in your time zone. There will be two repeated gala events to make sure as many people as possible can enjoy.
**WHO WE ARE**
Phare Phare Ponleu Selpak was founded more than a quarter of a century ago, by nine Cambodians, who grew up in a refugee camp after surviving the genocide of the Khmer Rouge, and their French arts teacher. Resilience and hope has been in Phare’s DNA from the very beginning, and from a simple arts school it blossomed into the multi-faceted creative hub it is today.
Phare educates and trains thousands of children and youth who come from challenging backgrounds. Most receive a mainstream education which helps them thrive as adults, but others become artists, performers and musicians who keep Cambodia’s creative culture alive after its almost total destruction by the Khmer Rouge. We offer them social support, education and arts programs so they can build their future and support their families through creative careers.
More information about us is available here.
**WHY THIS EVENT IS ESSENTIAL FOR OUR SURVIVAL**
Over the years we have sought not to rely on handouts for our work and reached 60% financial self-sustainability through ticket sales to our celebrated and famous circus. Unfortunately, COVID-19 shut down our performances and left us with a dramatic shortfall. Today we are very concerned about our community and the most vulnerable who depend on our support on a daily basis. We need to raise money to keep our life-saving, life-changing programmes alive during this crisis.
**WANT TO BE IN THE AUDIENCE IN BATTAMBANG?**
For those who you would like to be in the audience for our Guinness World Record attempt in Battambang, please email us at [email protected], we’d love to welcome you.
It is FREE to attend and we encourage everyone to spread the word and join.