A joint project between a number of well-known Myanmar bands will see them head to Upper Myanmar next month to rock, pop and hip-hop their way to crowds who in the past, have had to travel to Yangon to see their favourite bands.
A tropical island has provided a stunning backdrop for many iconic films, so it’s no surprise the region’s best young talent will congregate in a bit of paradise for the 11th Royal Bali Film Festival later this year.
Myanmar filmmaker The Maw Naing’s short Again and Again has hit the big screen, airing as part of the fourth International Poetry Festival Meridian Czernowitz, held from September 6-8 in the Ukrainian city of Chernivtsi.
Text message or dusty tome, ebook or the simplest chalk scrawl – reading and writing remain humanity’s original and still greatest technological achievement.
Perhaps it didn’t help that I desperately needed caffeine. A two-day self-ban on coffee was about to come to an abrupt end as I realised my pounding headache and surly temper were the direct results of my deprivation.