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03 Oct 2018

Sovannaphum Arts Association

Sovannaphum Arts Association, created in 1993, promotes the treasures of Cambodian culture - with its seating capacity of 100 at its theatre, several entertainments and a running program, including classic and contemporary dances, traditional and popular music, drums, large and small shadow puppets, mask dances, circus. 

Sovanna Phum has two weekly performances, on Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm. (refer to our page EVENTS). Besides the performances, the association also holds workshops, to acquire money for sales, classical music instruments, masks and puppets. 

Being a unique and authentic place for those fond of popular arts, this association developed a network of 200 artists and volunteers, who helped promote the popular arts in Cambodia and outside of the country. Sovanna Phum has its own truck, mobile stage and lighting system, to respond to requests from local and international NGOs to perform awareness and prevention campaigns such as HIV, Human Rights, Rural, Fishery, and Equal Disability Rights, etc.

The association also provides private art classes upon request from individuals or groups who wish to learn about shadow puppet making and playing, traditional dances and music performing, and circus lessons. The troupe of artists also performs for private and commercial events inside or outside the theatre, such as at birthdays, weddings, house-warming, and welcome parties.