The Myanmar Times
Thursday, 27 November 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Photographer’s camera smashed at Shwedagon

A photographer has requested a review of an incident where, he alleges, Shwedagon Pagoda trustees pushed him to the ground, causing his camera lens to break.

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Portrait of the artists as young students

Shooting has wrapped on a new show about the trials and tribulations of art students in Myanmar.

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Vanishing treasures on display

An art show highlighting the gradual disappearance of Myanmar’s treasures opened at Gallery 65 on Yaw Min Gyi Road (Dagon township) on June 6.

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A new avenue for arts

U Aung Soe Min has launched a new arts and culture journal, called 'Pansodan'.

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Side Effect take on Europe

Indie band Side Effect will be rocking their way through Germany, Denmark and Sweden this month on a six-show tour.

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Traditions of the literary thief

The days may be gone when censorship meant writers lived in constant fear that their words would never be published.

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Comedian Zarganar heads up peace festival

A festival to promote peace will be held July 27-28 at Thuwana Stadium, Thingangyun township, Yangon.

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Female chinlone players break with tradition

Women are getting involved in the traditionally male-dominated sport of chinlone. 

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Poetry prize awarded to Myanmar poet

A Myanmar poet has won a prestigious Thai poetry prize, the first time the Sunthorn Phu prize has been won by a non-Thai.

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Me N Ma Girls down to four

Me N Ma Girls singer Wai Hnin has announced she will leave the successful pop-music group.

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