The Myanmar Times
Sunday, 19 April 2015
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

Living well in Myanmar: Eat right to help the vessels in your brain

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.

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Art moves out of the galleries, onto the streets

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.

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Iranian photographer brings images of hope to Deitta Gallery

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.

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Bring on the dancing lions

Leaping and swinging from pole to pole up to 7 feet off the ground, acrobats competing in Yangon’s annual lion dancing contest are the highlight of Chinese New Year celebrations set to draw crowds of thousands this week.

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Deitta Gallery opens with award-winning Iranian exhibition

Myanmar Deitta, a not-for-profit organisation that supports documentary photography, film and multimedia projects related to Myanmar and its people, will open its new exhibition space the Deitta Gallery on February 16.

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Local designers turn heads at International Fashion Week

Oh my dears, I couldn’t begin to tell you how simply tempestuous these last few days have been. But February 6, 7 and 8 were without doubt the busiest days so far this year for the aficionados of fashion and their dedicated followers.

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Music awards give nod to traditional artists

The summer instalment of the Myanmar Music Awards 2014 – part of the Three Seasons Music Awards honouring Myanmar musicians – will be held at Myanmar Event Park in Yangon on February 20. This follows last October’s Monsoon Music Awards.

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Waste not, want not

If you don’t finish the food on your plate, someone else might do it for you.

 

 

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Japanese artist brings moving art to Myanmar

A beach, shrouded in mist, transforms before our eyes as the clouds part to reveal waves lapping the shore under a glimmering sun.

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General Aung San to return to his birthplace

A new statue of Bogyoke Aung San is set to be delivered to his hometown of Natmauk in time for the centenary of his birth.

 

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