Meet Koemyean, visual art teacher in Phare and fashion designer

Meet Koemyean, visual art teacher in Phare and fashion designer  Koemyean comes from Kor Koh village in Battambang Province. He is 27, and teaches graphic design in our Visual and Applied Arts School (VAAS).  Not so long ago, he was a student in that very same school:...

Phare 25 years fundraising Galas

Phare 25 years Fundraising Galas  This year marks an important year for Phare Ponleu Selpak, we are celebrating  our 25th anniversary! On this special occasion we organized fundraising galas both in Cambodia and in France.  Our heartfelt thank you to all our...

Looking back to 15 years of child support in Phare with Sokia

Looking back to 15 years of child support in Phare with Sokia  Sokia, our physiotherapist at Phare, has been working with us since 2004 and participating in the early days of our child support initiatives.   “When I started at Phare, we were only two people...

Phare Child Club members, ambassadors of children rights

MEET PHARE CHILD CLUB MEMBERS, AMBASSADORS OF CHILDREN RIGHTS Phare Ponleu Selpak is dedicated to upholding the rights of all children.  Child Club was created in February 2015, by 30 students from 16 different villages in the communes of Ochar, Chamcar Samrong and...

Dear European volunteers

Dear European VolunteersNovember marks the end of the European Union Aid Volunteers (UEAV) deployment after they have joined Phare team this past year. Arrived in November, January or June for a duration of respectively one year, 9 or 6 months, the 10 volunteers have...

Renovation and professionalization of the dance studio

Renovation and professionalization of the dance studio How did it all start? The Performing Arts School introduced dance to the curriculum at the end of 2013. The lessons began with traditional Cambodian dance and built from there. Advanced classes introduced students...

Meet Monisovanya Ry, artist and strategic product designer

Meet Monisovanya Ry, artist and strategic product designer Monisovanya Ry studied in our Visual and Applied Arts School, where she attended the graphic design vocational training. With no previous arts literacy, her first motives to integrate into our program were...

Meeting with Xavier Gobin – Phare Ponleu Selpak France manager

Meeting with Xavier Gobin – Phare Ponleu Selpak France manager Before joining Phare Ponleu Selpak, I had a successful career as a dancer, collaborating with great creators such as Maurice Béjart and Jiri Kylian. However, very quickly, I felt the desire to give others...

Exchange with the French Central Fund for Social Activities

MEET PHARE CHILD CLUB MEMBERS, AMBASSADORS  OF CHILDREN RIGHTSPhare Ponleu Selpak is dedicated to upholding the rights of all children. Our Child Club has been created in february 2015, by 30 students from 16 different villages in the communes of Ochar, Chamcar...

Keeping our children safe – further development of Phare Child Protection Policy

Keeping our children safe – further development of Phare Child Protection PolicyKeeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility. To ensure that we stay on top on child protection, all staff received a one-day training in August to get a better understanding of our...

Meet Koemyean, visual art teacher in Phare and fashion designer

Meet Koemyean, visual art teacher in Phare and fashion designer  Koemyean comes from Kor Koh village in Battambang Province. He is 27, and teaches graphic design in our Visual and Applied Arts School (VAAS).  Not so long ago, he was a student in that very same school:...

Phare 25 years fundraising Galas

Phare 25 years Fundraising Galas  This year marks an important year for Phare Ponleu Selpak, we are celebrating  our 25th anniversary! On this special occasion we organized fundraising galas both in Cambodia and in France.  Our heartfelt thank you to all our...

Looking back to 15 years of child support in Phare with Sokia

Looking back to 15 years of child support in Phare with Sokia  Sokia, our physiotherapist at Phare, has been working with us since 2004 and participating in the early days of our child support initiatives.   “When I started at Phare, we were only two people...

Phare Child Club members, ambassadors of children rights

MEET PHARE CHILD CLUB MEMBERS, AMBASSADORS OF CHILDREN RIGHTS Phare Ponleu Selpak is dedicated to upholding the rights of all children.  Child Club was created in February 2015, by 30 students from 16 different villages in the communes of Ochar, Chamcar Samrong and...

Dear European volunteers

Dear European VolunteersNovember marks the end of the European Union Aid Volunteers (UEAV) deployment after they have joined Phare team this past year. Arrived in November, January or June for a duration of respectively one year, 9 or 6 months, the 10 volunteers have...

Renovation and professionalization of the dance studio

Renovation and professionalization of the dance studio How did it all start? The Performing Arts School introduced dance to the curriculum at the end of 2013. The lessons began with traditional Cambodian dance and built from there. Advanced classes introduced students...

Meet Monisovanya Ry, artist and strategic product designer

Meet Monisovanya Ry, artist and strategic product designer Monisovanya Ry studied in our Visual and Applied Arts School, where she attended the graphic design vocational training. With no previous arts literacy, her first motives to integrate into our program were...

Meeting with Xavier Gobin – Phare Ponleu Selpak France manager

Meeting with Xavier Gobin – Phare Ponleu Selpak France manager Before joining Phare Ponleu Selpak, I had a successful career as a dancer, collaborating with great creators such as Maurice Béjart and Jiri Kylian. However, very quickly, I felt the desire to give others...

Exchange with the French Central Fund for Social Activities

MEET PHARE CHILD CLUB MEMBERS, AMBASSADORS  OF CHILDREN RIGHTSPhare Ponleu Selpak is dedicated to upholding the rights of all children. Our Child Club has been created in february 2015, by 30 students from 16 different villages in the communes of Ochar, Chamcar...

Keeping our children safe – further development of Phare Child Protection Policy

Keeping our children safe – further development of Phare Child Protection PolicyKeeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility. To ensure that we stay on top on child protection, all staff received a one-day training in August to get a better understanding of our...
Meet Monisovanya Ry, artist and strategic product designer

Meet Monisovanya Ry, artist and strategic product designer

Meet Monisovanya Ry, artist and strategic product designer Monisovanya Ry studied in our Visual and Applied Arts School, where she attended the graphic design vocational training. With no previous arts literacy, her first motives to integrate into our program were...

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Exchange with the French Central Fund for Social Activities

Exchange with the French Central Fund for Social Activities

MEET PHARE CHILD CLUB MEMBERS, AMBASSADORS  OF CHILDREN RIGHTSPhare Ponleu Selpak is dedicated to upholding the rights of all children. Our Child Club has been created in february 2015, by 30 students from 16 different villages in the communes of Ochar, Chamcar...

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S’Art Urban Art Festival

S’Art Urban Art Festival

S’Art Urban Art Festival: celebrating urban art and culture in Battambang for 5 days The quiet streets of Battambang came to life with concerts, workshops, exhibitions, mural paintings and the Giant Puppet Parade between May 28 and June 1. S’Art Urban Art Festival was...

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Open Days 2019

Open Days 2019

Open Days 2019 Like every year, July marks the opportunity to reward the hard work of our graduates, who have been studying for up to 4 years in Phare Visual and Applied Arts School. We are celebrating the graduates starting a new chapter of their lives and launching...

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