Sunday, April 5, 2020

Mandalay

Htway Nyo: Belle of traditional liquors

Although Myanmar has traditional liquors as diverse as its ethnic groups, most of them rarely make it to the shelves. One of many factors...

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...

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Flights to travel home before Thingyan

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COVID-19: Total number of cases rise to 20 in Myanmar

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