Continuing its efforts to raise literary standards and attract new readers, the Tun Foundation last week held its ninth literary award ceremony at the headquarters of Myanmar Banks Association in Yangon.
The 7th Yangon Photo Festival came to a close with an awards ceremony at the Institut Francais on February 21, during which prizes were awarded for the best photo essays submitted by Myanmar photographers.
Residents of downtown Yangon will be opening their homes to the public as part of the Yangon Art and Heritage Festival.
Myanmar’s filmmakers have long had to make do without a film studio, shooting films on location or even in their own homes.
Mister Myanmar, Aung Chan Mya, scooped 15th place at last week’s Mister International 2014-15 competition – held in Korea from February 6 to 15 – where he competed against 50 pageant hopefuls from around the world.