They sing, dance, play and laugh, creating around themselves an island of joy, however temporary and precarious. The children at the Aye Myitta Welfare Centre in Ingyinn Street, in Hlaing Tharyar township’s ward 11, are enjoying the funfair organised for them by the Newcomers’ Group.
Online comments range from “Oh, it’s scary and disgusting” to “Could it have been made by a Myanmar artist?” to “Where can I learn to do this?”. The Linkadipa special effects make-up group, established this month by artist Aung Kyaw Htun, is turning heads while fitting bald caps on others.
For much of the world, facial tattoos can be controversial. German photographer Jens-Uwe Parkitny found himself especially drawn to the mystical facial tattoos of the Chin women and dedicated his career to documenting the art.
Like a good pair of denim jeans, some things in fashion just get better as time goes on. Now with one decade of experience under her stylish belt, fashion designer Thwin Su Htwe is preparing her very first solo fashion show for April 2.
After spending five months lurking in the undergrowth The Blind Tiger emerged from the jungle at a new downtown location. Its exile has resulted in a leaner, more modern and “more mature” speakeasy-style bar that maintains all of its best characteristics whilst offering some new delights.