He left his heart in Phon Kan Razi. Now, travel photographer Kyaw Kyaw Winn, having braved biting sand flies, foul weather, avalanches and frostbite, has achieved his dream of half a lifetime and conquered its snow-capped peak.
The medley of talent that came together for the conclusion of the third Myanmar Music Festival struck its final chord on June 13. Crowds flocked to the National Theatre for the festival’s celebration concert, which featured artists from Myanmar, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and the United States.
Don't be fooled by the title. Youth being too important to be left to the young, competitors in the second Myanmar youth microfilm competition can be of any age. The point is to find new directing talent.
Realism in art shows you what things look like. Modern art shows you how to think about things. And caricatures make you laugh. Or so caricature artist Thein Tun Oo said at the Caricature Art exhibition, running from June 11 to 15 at Gallery 65, Dagon township.
Go to 7th Joint bar, near the lower block of 47th Street, on any given Thursday night, and you’re bound to see a man in a stingy-brim fedora, the small round edge of which he occasionally touches as he salsas around the room with any number of spinning, laughing women.