An old woman takes a shower in front of a house surrounded by paddy fields. The wrinkles on her hands and face show her old age. She sits in front of the house, appearing to wait for someone to greet her. People pass by, but no one comes. She whispers something, but makes no sound. Gradually, a candle she has lit becomes dim, and as the flame dies, so does she.
Internet activism advocate Nay Phone Latt will discuss social media at the biggest literary festival in Southeast Asia.
From the start of his career as an artist, U Aung Myint has favoured free expression over cautious conformity.
The ethnic foods of Myanmar tend to match well with the climate of their place of origin. But how would Wa food, from northern Shan State, go down in Yangon?
Every night, the 84-year-old Ma Ma Naing offers a glimpse into a centuries-old tradition of Buddhist storytelling in which past lives and deeds merge with the drama of the present at Mandalay Marionette Theatre.