Saturday, January 18, 2020

Mandalay

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...

Mogok Pauk Pauk: Inspired by the river

Longyi is a gender-neutral term for the long piece of fabric that is worn in abundance in Myanmar. It starts from the waist and reaches...

A closer look at Myanmar’s nunneries

Susan Bailey spends a day visiting nunneries around Mandalay to gain an insight into the lives of Myanmar’s female monastics. Every day at 10.30am, rows...

Documenting Myanmar’s forgotten cinemas

The first films publically screened in Myanmar in the 1920s were black and white and silent films. Fast forward to the Myanmar of the...

Mogok celebrates 800 years

About 200 kilometers northeast of Mandalay is the valley of Mogok—renowned worldwide for its rubies and yet notoriously guarded, with only permit-holding foreigners allowed...

What’s in store for 2018?

Myanmar begins 2018 by celebrating 70 years of independence. Though the country has faced serious crisis in the previous year, buzz surrounding its major...

2018: A Look Ahead in Mandalay

Mandalay: 2017/18 2017 was a big year of change for Mandalay, from physical changes in the city’s landscapes to more subtle shifts in attitudes and...

Hana Yakiniku: Authentic Japanese Cuisine

Anyone who has been Japan knows that there is much more to the country’s cuisine than just sushi. There are regional specialties, seasonal dishes and...

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Love & Craft Weekend: Jan 18 – 19

Love & Craft Weekend – two big festivals are happening this weekend that you don't wanna miss. Here they...
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Urban Rangoon: Local design from local materials

Myanmar is not spared when it comes to the issue of fast fashion. High-volume production and consumption of clothes...

Things to do in Yangon this weekend: Jan 17 – 19

Here’s our snippet of things to do in Yangon this weekend. Jan 17 - Feb 2 A Chauk: A Solo Exhibition...

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