The 7th Yangon Photo Festival came to a close with an awards ceremony at the Institut Francais on February 21, during which prizes were awarded for the best photo essays submitted by Myanmar photographers.
Residents of downtown Yangon will be opening their homes to the public as part of the Yangon Art and Heritage Festival.
Myanmar’s filmmakers have long had to make do without a film studio, shooting films on location or even in their own homes.
Mister Myanmar, Aung Chan Mya, scooped 15th place at last week’s Mister International 2014-15 competition – held in Korea from February 6 to 15 – where he competed against 50 pageant hopefuls from around the world.
Trying to get patients to eat better is a fundamental part of being a primary care doctor in Yangon, writes our resident medical expert Dr Christoph Gelsdorf.
Artists, cartoonists, sculptors and photographers are gearing up for a citywide Yangon Art and Heritage Festival to be held from March 1 to 22 in streets, 100-year-old buildings, public transport and art galleries across the downtown area.
Fatemah Behboudi’s award-winning photography series Mothers of Patience tells the story of the mothers of missing Iranian martyrs, and is showing for a limited time at the new Myanmar Deitta space.