The Myanmar Times
Monday, 30 March 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

A glimpse of maturity amid adolescent yearnings

Two years after the release of her debut album Moe Ma Myin Lay Ma Myin (Unaware of my surroundings), 20-year-old pop singer and actress Nan Su Yati Soe is back with her second effort, Shae Sat Twar Mhar Pal (Forward).

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Writer P Moe Nin honoured 130 years on

The man regarded as the founding father of Myanmar’s film industry, P Moe Nin was honoured November 2 in a special ceremony to mark his 130th birthday, which falls on November 5.

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Traditions transported Indian Rangoli folk art celebrated in Yangon

Beating homesickness, women came together last week to revive an age-old custom, creating a little piece of India in Myanmar. Members of the IWAY, the Indian Women’s Association of Yangon, organised a traditional Rangoli contest on October 23 at the Indian Embassy auditorium in Kyauktada township.

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Music labels try online sales

The Myanmar Music Store is launching a new website on October 27, allowing music-lovers to finally purchase music online and legally.

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Cough syrup for kids not so sweet

One of the hardest parts of being a responsible doctor for children is advising parents to refrain from giving certain types of medicines, writes Dr Christoph Gelsdorf.

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Bodies of work: nude exhibition a post-censorship milestone

An art exhibition running in Yangon this week represents a watershed moment for the artists behind the works – and their fellow artists across the country.

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Musicians secure fees

Some of Myanmar’s top musicians have stepped in to ensure a fair share of earnings from music sales, resulting in the MMA announcing they would scrap a new allocation of shares that would have seen musicians lose allocations of fees.

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Festival of Disabled Artists

The talents of an international group of disabled artists were showcased in Yangon last week.

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Kyaukse elephant dance competition

Sixty-three troupes took part in the Kyaukse elephant dance competition at the foot of Shwetharlyaung Pagoda in the lead-up to the full moon of Thadingyut on October 19.

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ME N MA Girls, strong abroad

Bursting out into the international scene, Myanmar’s own Me N Ma Girls released their hit single “Girl Strong” through iTunes and Amazon.

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