Saturday, September 26, 2020

Arts

Art unchained: Yangon galleries keep creativity flowing

Art knows no boundary - or lockdown. Although many galleries are closed due to COVID-19, some gallery owners find ways to keep creativity alive...

The World’s Biggest EDM Festival – Tomorrowland – Experienced Online!

A two-day digital music festival on the 26th and 27th of July (Asia Pacific region). Tomorrowland just made history by creating a realistic 3D island gathering the best of Tomorrowland that can be accessed by a smartphone, tablet PC or a computer.

Kalasa Art Space: Art is Sharing

Art lovers are invited to attend Ko Oo, a self taught arist’s Solo Art Exhibition in KALASA Art Space, Yangon. The exhibition showcases his hard work and love for painting.

Plants & Empire

Take a stroll through an English country garden on a summer’s day and you will encounter a colorful explosion of flowering plants — masses of white lilies, ropes of purple orchids, and heaps of pink rhododendrons, to name a few. But none of these plants is actually native to England. Instead, they originated in the temperate fields and forests of Northern Myanmar where the humid jungles of the wet Irrawaddy River Valley give way to the chilly foothills of the Himalayas.  How, then, did they end up in a garden over 6,000 miles away?

Thoe Htein: Exploring the future and the past

Thoe Htein and his art represent a piece of postmodern Myanmar that we reminisce from time to time. ‘We're people who grew up under the junta. Though, not necessarily good or bad, it provides a form of social nostalgia – a niche used in many of Myanmar's contemporary media, i.e. the internet, comedy, and movies. Why are we doing this and what purpose does it serve?

Ask History Questions by Myanm/art

Myanm/art is hosting an art exhibition dedicated to Martyr’s Day 2020, their incentive is for people to take time to consider the complex versions of Myanmar history and investigate your own perspectives and biases through the artworks and the questionnaires. The art exhibition will be held from 17th July to 20th July for three consecutive days . 

Art in Yangon: Exhibitions in July

Art galleries in Yangon have been opening up but the level of activity is still low due to social distancing. Currently, these are two exhibitions in Yangon this July.

Myanmar artist Than Kyaw Htay featured in France

On June 20, the Myanmar artist Than Kyaw Htay (from River Gallery), together with Ndary Lo, a sculptor from Senegal, was featured in a two-man show - Silent Walks - in Retour de Voyage Gallery in L'llse Sur La Sorgue, France. The show ends on July 20 so visit if you are nearby!

Latest news

Celebrate the World Tourism Day 2020 in Myanmar Live

Celebrate World Tourism Day in Myanmar with the live program broadcasted from Ministry of Hotel and Tourism, today Friday 25th, from 10:00 am. Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. Its purpose is to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value.

[Ready-to-Eat Yangon] New Concepts of Breakfast, Fine Dining, Vegan and Tacos!

Thanks to all the innovative entrepreneurs in Yangon, staying at home does not have to be so painful and boring - here is our series of new ready-to-eat delivery concepts, starting with Breakfast, Fine Dining, Vegan and Tacos!

Swedish Design with IKEA delivered to your home

With COVID-19 a Bangkok visit is out of the question. Imagine my surprise when I found a quick and easy way to order and get it delivered to home.
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