Sunday, January 26, 2020

Arts

Keeping Yangon Unique and United: Protection Not Demolition

Downtown Yangon is a glorious, historical city center. Since the doors of Myanmar opened to foreign investment, a quiet and highly successful movement has...

San Minn: Modern Artist’s Surreal Vision

The woman in the painting looked over her shoulder, head tilted, raven hair cascading down her naked back. She had an elegant, graceful form....

Present-day strokes: Thet Htar San

“If one has fire in one, and soul, one can’t keep stifling them and – one should rather burn than suffocate. What’s inside must...

Junior Creative: Heroes behind the shadows

A girl was comforting a weeping boy on the screen. Then, shapes into shapes, the silhouettes quickly transfigure into a hut and a tree....

Rangoon Rhythm: Htet Thiri

“Shae Sat Yan Ma Shi”, a single by a very young female artist was ranked #1 on JOOX Myanmar music chart and it can...

DREAMLAND: AT THE HEART OF MANDALAY’S CONTEMPORARY ARTS SCENE

This article was published in Myanmore magazine a few years ago.   On Mandalay’s bustling 69th Street stands a massive 7-meter high statue of a well-proportioned...

Sofar Sounds – sample local artists in an intimate setting

A stone’s throw from Sule Pagoda I sat on a stranger’s floor and watched a bustling crew prepare a series of pop-up performances. My...

Beauty through chaos: Tin Htet Paing

Tin Htet Paing is a senior reporter at English/Burmese news outlet Myanmar-Now. Alongside her articles, she makes use of photography to build a more...

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Things to do in Yangon this weekend: Jan 24 – 26

Here’s our snippet of things to do in Yangon this weekend. Friday Yangon Pride at Thakin Mya Park Yangon Pride is back...

A Guide to Chinese New Year 2020 in Yangon

2020 is a year of the rat according to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle. The Chinese New Year,...

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