The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Myanmar’s biggest movie screen on the way

Movie-lovers take note: a new cinema is coming to Yangon’s downtown Junction City Shopping Centre.

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Artist collective crosses borders in new exhibit

“Intellectual pleasure, commonly known as satori or sudden enlightenment in Buddhist texts, can happen while talking with family, enjoying a meal, walking, reading books – whenever,” said contemporary artist, Ke’ Su Thar as he walked the lengths of Myanm/art Gallery on March 11.

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How about Nat? Devotees dance for Myanmar party spirit

The medium spins around in a frenzy of red and gold while glugging from a bottle of whisky, part of an age old ritual to honour Myanmar’s spirit guardian of drunkards and gamblers.

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Yangon Photo Night highlights Kachin civil war, drug abuse

Kachin photographers took first prize for both the professional and emerging photographer awards at the 9th Annual Yangon Photo Night, held in the middle of Yangon Photo Festival, which runs from March 3 through 19.

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Magic in the air: Myanmar wizardry flourishes

From spells to win back an errant lover to help communing with the spirits, Myanmar’s mediums, soothsayers and wizards dabbling in the occult, are in high demand.

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Turning trash into treasure

Dala usually makes the news for tourist-hunting touts, water supply debacles and a certain bridge that may or may not be built within our lifetime.

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A day at DJ school

DJ ColorTV from New York was in Myanmar this week teaching his craft to interested locals. So Weekend sent reporter Myo Satt – now known as DJ Deadline – along.

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Photo festival tells stories across Yangon

Yangonites can take a trip around the world and back in time by visiting Mahabandoola Park over the coming week.

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Photo exhibit reveals relationship between women, water and hydropower

Though Yangonites fretted at the water shortages over the last week, for many in Myanmar – and particularly women – access to water is a daily struggle.

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Her Alchemy brings pop-up concept to Myanmar

Fashionistas be warned: only a few days remain to get your hands on boutique clothing and furniture at Yaw Min Gyi’s newest pop-up and fashion store, Her Alchemy.

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