Doctor? Lawyer? Banker? Parents might prefer it of their children think along those lines when considering a career. But at least one successful musician begs to differ. Maung Maung Zaw Htet, 41, better known as Di Ra Mo, knew from an early age he would have to pursue his first love: music.
If you’ve been paying attention, you will have read about him. Hkaraw Jet Len Awng – who goes by Mr Jet – had his latest outing at the group fashion show One-Ness, which showcased Kachin designers to raise money for Kachin families displaced by fighting.
Having worked as a primary-care physician in international clinics in Yangon over the past four years, I am familiar with the uncertainty families face about whether they have completed the appropriate courses of childhood vaccines.
As it opens in the week following International Women’s Day, the 8th Yangon Photo Festival will showcase three works in its “Opportunity and Equality” section. “Myanmar by Myanmar Photographers” will be open from March 12 to 31 at a number of different venues in Yangon.