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What's on this weekend in Phnom Penh

The bar at the Chinese House where there will be a theatre show this Friday. Facebook
The bar at the Chinese House where there will be a theatre show this Friday. Facebook

What's on this weekend in Phnom Penh

Looking beyond the usual rota of events like Free Fries Friday, Ultimate Frisbee and Touch Rugby, we’ve picked out some of the more unique happenings around the city this weekend. Even on the election weekend, where there is an alcohol ban and no reporting on Saturday and Sunday, there will be plenty of places for you to go to.

As on Thursday we celebrated Children's Day, this weekend has some special events dedicated to the little ones. There is also an America's Fest ... for the America's lovers. Or, if you would like to go to the theatre or a concert, we have you covered!

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FRIDAY

Children: Super kids fair
A kids product fair for young’uns and parents to check out at the mall. Through June 4.
Aeon Mall, Sothearos Boulevard, all day.

Theatre: The Libertine
The Francophone Drama Company presents The Libertine, a French comedy exploring themes of morality and sexuality written by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt. In French with English subtitles. (Also on Saturday).
Chinese House, #45 Sisowath Quay, 7pm.

Music: The Fumes
One of Phnom Penh’s well-known indie cover-bands rocks out.
Oscar’s on the Corner, Corner Street 13 and Street 104, 10pm.

The inside of Aeon Mall where a kids products fair will be held this Friday. Facebook
The inside of Aeon Mall where a kids products fair will be held this Friday. Facebook

SATURDAY

Seminar: Creative entrepreneurship
Covers subjects such as organizational vision, business goal setting, entrepreneurship characteristics, and lessons learned from successful cases. To register: [email protected]
Cambodia-Korea Cooperation Center, 8am-11am.

Fun: America's summer fest
Presented by the American Chamber of Commerce, this festival provides a free-flow of beer and soft-drinks (Reminder: there will be an alcohol ban due to the commune elections being held on Sunday across Cambodia), food vendors, entertainment, activities, and lucky draw. For info: [email protected] or call 015333715. Tickets are $9 or $5.
Northbridge International School, Street 2004, 12pm-4pm.

Music: Sarah Lancman and Giovanni Mirabassi trio
Lancman has been called a “new voice of Jazz” while Mirabassi has over a dozen gold records under his belt. Tickets $70, or $88 VIP ticket includes VIP dinner seating, free glass of wine and a digital album.
Raffles Hotel Le Royal, #92 Rukhak Vithei, 6:30pm-10pm.

The elegant Raffles Hotel the Royal will host a jazz concert on Saturday. Facebook
The elegant Raffles Hotel the Royale will host a jazz concert on Saturday. Facebook

SUNDAY

Spring fair 2017
A children’s Art Festival organized by the Ocarina School. Tons of musical games and activities, food available on site, free entry.
Ocarina School, #56 Street 350, 2pm-6pm.

Ultimate frisbee
Phnom Penh Ultimate hosts its biggest and most social gathering of the week. Mixed-gender teams, with all skill levels welcome. See phnompenhultimate.com for more information.
Street 380, across from Blue Pumpkin, 3pm.

“Gachi” futsal
Weekly Sunday futsal session for advanced players. $5 per person.
Blue Lion 2, Street 456 near Russian Market, 7pm-8:30pm.

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