Samnang with his family having a dinner outside his father-in-law’s house in Battambang.
MANY young Cambodians make their life-changing journey by joining Phare Ponleu Selpak’s Circus School in Battambang, the second biggest city, after Siem Reap, in the country’s northwestern region.
Samnang Heng, 24, is one of the successful circus performers who after 10 years is now awaiting his new house to be completed, having paid for it from the money he earned from circus performances.
Samnang before the show in Siem Reap. Samnang (right) with his friends travel to Siem Reap to perform; Phare Ponleu Selpak’s Circus School; Samnang with his friends during the Phare Cambodian Circus show in Siem Reap.