The internationally funded Myanmar Script Fund has singled out young filmmakers to boost the country’s movie industry.
23 The News For 23 November 2019
The ongoing MEMORY! Festival features screenings of foreign and local films—including the classic ‘Mhone Shwe Yi’—at Yangon’s Waziya Cinema and Mahabandoola Park.
Nowadays in Myanmar, some people are using social media the wrong way, not hesitating to troll celebrities about personal matters or judge other people’s lives, bodies or funny photos,
The seventh MEMORY! Film Festival in Yangon aims to inspire cinema lovers and filmmakers with the theme ‘Life Together’.
On this day in 1954, Myanmar secured a pledge from Japan to pay reparations for violence and damage caused to the country under Japanese occupation during World War II.
The painter Khit Bhone Mo passed away less than two weeks before his exhibition ‘Saffron’ opened at Yangon Book Plaza this month.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi presents democracy as a moral value, author Michal Lubina argues in his analysis of the State Counselor’s political thought.
Local music, Turkish food by chefs straight from Istanbul, a performance art film and farmers and makers markets are all on in Yangon this week.
‘Leonardo Da Vinci: Opera Omnia’ exhibition in Yangon to display HD digital reproductions of 17 masterpieces by the Renaissance artist to mark 500 years since his death.
On this day in 1942, renowned Myanmar traditional folk musician Sein Beda died of throat cancer.
On this day in 1939, Myanmar’s first radio broadcaster came on the air as Burma State Broadcasting Service, carrying news, music, Dhamma talks and live football matches.
Myanmar’s oldest foreign film festival, the European Film Festival, will be held this month in Mandalay for the first time, launching on Sept. 13 at the Mingalar Cinema Central Point.
Known for his modernist paintings of cityscapes, street scenes and depictions of Myanmar traditions, Zaw Mong exhibits his first collection of nude paintings this week.
Documentary on Shan State opium farmers, short film about a man struggling to cover cost of treating a sick friend among this year’s winners at WFF.
MEMORY! Film Festival Under Way With French Actress Isabelle Huppert in Attendance
Exhibition Tries to Inspire People to Be More Positive Online
Films From the World Over, Past and Present to Screen at Myanmar’s MEMORY! Film Festival
Myanmar Artist Khit Bhone Mo’s Deft Touch With Death
The Day Japan Signed War Reparations for Myanmar
The Death of a Leading Hsaing Musician who Performed for Myanmar Royal Family in Exile
Myanmar’s First Postwar Political Mass Meeting
The Day Dictator Ne Win Won Asia’s Nobel Prize
Book Examines Moral Basis of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Concept of Democracy
Comic Artist Draws on History for Tales of Politically Powerful Women
Author Champions Ex-President’s Legacy, Glosses over Challenges
‘Poetry Is Like Eating Delicious Food… It Is Pure Pleasure’