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.
Trying to get patients to eat better is a fundamental part of being a primary care doctor in Yangon, writes our resident medical expert Dr Christoph Gelsdorf.
Artists, cartoonists, sculptors and photographers are gearing up for a citywide Yangon Art and Heritage Festival to be held from March 1 to 22 in streets, 100-year-old buildings, public transport and art galleries across the downtown area.
Fatemah Behboudi’s award-winning photography series Mothers of Patience tells the story of the mothers of missing Iranian martyrs, and is showing for a limited time at the new Myanmar Deitta space.
Leaping and swinging from pole to pole up to 7 feet off the ground, acrobats competing in Yangon’s annual lion dancing contest are the highlight of Chinese New Year celebrations set to draw crowds of thousands this week.
Myanmar Deitta, a not-for-profit organisation that supports documentary photography, film and multimedia projects related to Myanmar and its people, will open its new exhibition space the Deitta Gallery on February 16.
Oh my dears, I couldn’t begin to tell you how simply tempestuous these last few days have been. But February 6, 7 and 8 were without doubt the busiest days so far this year for the aficionados of fashion and their dedicated followers.