Samnang joined Phare Circus at the age of 14 and has been training to be a performer ever since.
He used to be a rice farmer, but now at the age of 29, Samnang is a renowned circus performer who travels around the world to perform. He has been to France, Australia, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Switzerland, Singapore and many other countries.
Phare Circus is part of Phare Ponleu Selpak, a school in Cambodia that helps youth like Samnang to achieve their dreams. They provide a nurturing and creative environment where young people can access for free quality arts training, education and social support, serving as a vital creative resource for the community.