As a child, Tal Kravitz suffered from Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) – a condition which makes focusing for long periods challenging – and was unable to concentrate on his schoolwork. He dreamed of becoming a musician and travelling the world, but there was just one problem: He didn’t know how to play any instruments.
Myanmar’s caves are among the world’s least-explored. But for the past six years, a team of international explorers has been mapping a stunning geology unknown to those above, unlocking its secrets while also ensuring it remains in a pristine state.
Ever get that feeling that you’re being watched? If so, you might want to give this month’s Rangoon Tea House movie a miss. The more compos mentis among you, however, should make haste and book a table for the August 30 screening of creepy 1998 hidden-camera classic The Truman Show
Moved by the violent whirlwind of Wargaung, the Ayeyarwady River comes alive with waves. During this August season, gloomy Taungbyone – just off the Mandalay-Madaya highway – also comes alive with colourful people and vehicles from across Myanmar.
Mark your calendars: The Monsoon Art Festival 2015 will be held at Yangon Gallery from August 28 to October 28, featuring a wide range of exhibitions and other events aimed at exposing local audiences to the work of talented artists.