The Myanmar Times
Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Metal matinee

'We Are The Legend' metal and hardcore festival rocked music fans At NASA club in Yangon.


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'Jam It!' sees local talent hit the stage

Independent artists played to a pumped-up crowd in Yangon for a free concert on May 18.

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The changing face of Myanmar's cosmetic market

As foreign brands set up shop, it is clear that Myanmar's cosmetic industry and the demand for its products, is changing.

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Pansodan Scene

On Pansodan Street, modern buildings rub shoulders with worse-for-wear colonial-era buildings.





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From village path to international catwalk

For the first time, fashion designers will represent Myanmar at the 2013 ASEAN Fashion Week in Kyoto.

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Myanmar’s emerging ‘Queen of pastry’

For a young chef working in a French hotel and restaurant training centre in Yangon, the future is bright.

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A more or less miserable viewing experience

A review of the most recent film adaptation of the popular musical Les Miserables.

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From the page to the small screen

A novel by acclaimed local fiction writer Khin Khin Htoo is set to be made into a television series later this year.

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Filmmaker by day, street artist by night

A week before US President Barack Obama made his historic trip to Myanmar last year – to encourage the government and the people to continue on their path of openness and change – a young graffiti artist spray-painted a large mural of President Obama’s image on a wall near Yangon’s Kandawgyi Park.

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Diramore promotes Myanmar classical music

Local musician Diramore is collaborating with a Japanese production company to promote Myanmar classical music internationally in the lead-up to the Southeast Asian Games, which will be held in Myanmar this December.

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