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Opening day: the Tourist Burma Building

Today, the Tourist Burma Building opens its door to the public for the first time after two years of renovation. Showcasing some of Myanmar's most beautiful handmade crafts including traditional textiles, gold...

Call for Artists

Are you interested in exhibiting at an Open Art Exhibition in Yangon? Applications are now open. The British University of Yangon, in collaboration with the American University of Yangon, Connect Institute and...

All you need to know about the Yangon Post Office

Yangon Post Office is now advancing to a speedy level with more available services and accuracies. Fortunately, it can be seen by evaluating the scenes and flowing figures of economics and rising...

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...

Q&A: Edwin Briels

A 23-year-old Dutchman working in Thailand decided to come to Myanmar for the water festival back in 1996. Tourism was quite different that time and travelling meant going by bus or train...
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The Bird Photographer

Bird photography, one of the most satisfying kinds of nature photography, is not a piece of cake. You need to learn about the gear and skills to take a good photograph, of...

The 9th Wathann Film Festival arrives in time

Wathann or Monsoon Film Festival is now being held at three different locations in Yangon: Waziya Cinema, Goethe Institute and Japan Foundation inclusively followed by the opening ceremony at Waziya yesterday.

Thwe Thwe Soe: Road to SEA Games 2019

Surfing was first introduced in 2015 at the Ngwe Saung Yacht Club & Resort where the Myanmar Wave Rider Cup was hosted with over 30 athletes from 10 countries participated. Since then,...

Special dinner at the Strand is bound to take your taste buds to southern...

Those in the know say that the sun-soaked Occitanie region of southern France is a hidden jewel, with perfect wine-producing terroirs and famous gastronomic specialties from land and sea. For three nights...

Guillaume D’Agaro: Speaking Through Layers

Guillaume D’Agaro is a French mixed-medium visual artist, besides being an elementary school teacher at The French International School of Yangon. “Energy and motion made visible – memories arrested...