Yangoods Academy Boosting Your Creativity

Enchanted by the title: “Spark the Passion for Fashion”, all individuals who have this fueled passion for Fashion and Design are excited to encounter the journey of Yangoods Academy program which will...
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Franck Muller + Art & J Myanmar holds event together

FRANCK MULLER BACKES & STRAUSS YANGON, world-famous for its Grand Complications and Luxury watches, hosted together with the up-and-coming jewellery brand Art & J myanmar by the entrepreneur Zin Thae Naing, a special event at Strand...

Whatever Happened to the Carriages of the Burmese Kings?

When the British conquered Burma in 1885, thousands of precious art objects belonging to the kings and nobles of the Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885) went missing. Among these were a number of state...

R Zarni: History of a Rockstar

Wearing a black t-shirt encrusted with a colorful sequined tiger, arms covered in sleeve tattoos, and hands bedecked with gold rings and silver bracelets, R Zarni is quiet and demure - a...

JCGV introduces Cine & Forêt

Ever thought about watching a movie in a forest with your friends or significant other? Cine & Foret is a new initiative for people looking to try something new--or something green? “Cine...

Dr. Anna Sui Hluan: a sit-down with Myanmar’s second lady

Dressed in traditional Chin textiles, a cup of tea in one hand, Anna Sui Hluan cuts a dignified and impressive figure. In the refined interior of Le Planteur Restaurant & Lounge, we...
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Visa to Myanmar

Applying for visa is often a nightmare with queues in embassies and rude officials. Myanmar stands out. Since 2012, a number of positive changes have been implemented and as people often say,...

Ernest Hemingway in Rangoon

Ernest Hemingway is a name that conjures up images of Paris, Spain, Kenya or the Caribbean, but rarely Myanmar.The famous American author and pioneer of literary modernism did, however, travel to Burma...

Htein Lin: Still thought-provoking, still leading the contemporary

Htein Lin, though he requires no introduction, is a former activist, student soldier and political prisoner (along with other things) who is today considered to be Myanmar’s premier contemporary artist and of...

The “Shoe Question” in Colonial Burma

Have you ever wondered why Myanmar is so strict about footwear in pagodas, temples and surrounding compounds, especially when its neighbors Thailand and Laos only require visitors to remove their shoes inside...
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