Only once they have mastered the art of patience and become indifferent to all external forces of the outside world can snipers hit their target. At least, that was the thought that ran through my mind at Ngu Ein Htet Myet’s first solo show called “The Sniper”.
One of Myanmar’s pioneering performance artists, Aye Ko, was awarded the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art by Singapore’s annual art fair, Art Stage Singapore and the US Embassy of Singapore on January 10.
One could say that harmony was the theme of last year’s Japan Myanmar Pwe Taw, in which Japanese singer Hirahara Ayaka performed the well known “Mirai E” (To The Future) with Myanmar pop star Ni Ni Khin Zaw.
With more than 500 street dogs to care for, the Yangon Animal Shelter has its work cut out. Myanmar Times reporter Nick Baker pays a visit – and gets a slobbery welcome.