5 EU Aid Volunteers joined Phare Family!

EU Aid Volunteers is an initiative of the European Union that brings together volunteers and organizations from different countries, providing practical support to humanitarian and development aid projects and contributing to strengthening the local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities. As part of this initiative five Europeans have arrived at Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS) in […]

S’Art Urban Art Event, with FinDAC!

Anaphyabal – Guardian, Mother, Protector looks after our campus For the very first time, Battambang was the theatre of an international urban art festival, S’Art Urban Art Event, hosted on our campus in Battambang from the 5th to the 11th of November 2018. Acclaimed Irish mural artist Fin DAC decided to stay a week with […]

Joining Forces to Clean Up Our World

Last September, Phare Ponleu Selpak participated in the most powerful “green wave” in the world: the “World Clean-up Day 2018”! The purpose? Standing up against the global trash problem, raising awareness and cleaning-up our direct environment. On that day, millions of volunteers from all over the world – 150 countries – are united in this […]

A Peek Into the Inspiring Life of a Social Worker

Sreyriem, 38, has worked at Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS) since 2004. However, she did not start her Phare career as a social worker to begin with. She started working at the Childcare Center, looking after the children on campus, learning how to understand them better, and encouraging them to study hard. After the Childcare Center […]

Phare celebrates the Children‘s Rights!

Children’s rights: to everyone it may concern! On June 1st, a party was held on campus for the celebration of the 69th anniversary of the International Children’s Day. With the youngest population in Southeast Asia (66% of the population is under the age of 30), the International Children’s Day has been classified as a public […]

Welcome to the 2018 Open Days Festival!

On July 6th and 7th, the 2018 Open Days Festival welcomed around 1000 visitors and showcased the work of our talented students, alumni and teachers. It was an opportunity for everyone to discover the state-of-the-art training opportunities offered by our different schools, as well as the other artistic, educational and social programs ran by the […]

Meet Reaksmy, Outstanding Student of the Year

In September, three child club members from eight Cambodian NGOs were invited to join a two-day workshop about Child’s Rights and Child Advocate Network. Reaksmy, a 17-year-old dance student at Phare Ponleu Selpak was chosen to be the Provincial Child Advocate Network leader.. She also participated in a workshop in December about the National Child […]

TOR Vutha joins international artists at Vermont Studio Center!

TOR Vutha, Phare Ponleu Selpak’s co-founder, teacher and artist, was selected to participate in a 1-month artist residency in the United States of America. Congratulations! In October, he will join about 50 artists in the United States for a 5-week residency, in collaboration with Cambodian Living Arts (CLA), Vermont Studio Center and Fresh Sound Foundation. He […]

Phare Music School – Let the music play! ♪♫♪

Phare Ponleu Selpak is training the next generation of Cambodian musicians, sound designers and composers. In 2014, a section of the old music school fell apart and for safety reasons, the whole building had to be destroyed. Since they don’t have any dedicated space to learn and create, our young musicians find themselves forced to […]

Convergences Awards: we need your vote !

Every year since 2011, the Convergences Awards reward the best projects initiated by public, private and solidarity-based partners seeking to build a fair and sustainable future and a “Zero exclusion, Zero carbon, Zero poverty” world. And in 2018, Phare has been selected to participate, as we have a high social impact in Cambodia, our project is […]