The even will feature free food, traditional dance shows and sets by top local singers across 21 floating venues. There will also be a Mr. and Mrs. Inle contest on the last day.
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From innovative tourist ideas to interactive memorials for the country’s pro-democracy and independence struggles, South Korea shows Myanmar the way as a travel destination.
Nyo Win Pe's paintings depict the simple life of rural Myanmar — village pagoda festivals, novice monks, buffalo herders, bazaars.
Ask painter, writer and filmmaker U Win Pe—one of Myanmar’s most celebrated living artists—to define his talent and he’ll tell you he’s ‘just a storyteller’.
In this final week before Thingyan festivities take over, have fun at water festival-themed events, see a Japanese photo exhibition or join discussions on the local startup scene.
Reputed artist Than Htay shifts his focus from landscapes to nudes without losing his legendary mastery of color.
The glamorous awards event disappointed many who were hoping for the makers of Myanmar’s new wave of modern and creative movies to finally get the recognition they deserve.
This weekend in Yangon, switch off for Earth Hour before you power up for seven days of art, music, dining, tech startup talks and pool parties.
This coming week, Yangon has lots of opportunities to enjoy fun and lively entertainment through live music, performance art, theater, art exhibitions and more.
Singer and songwriter Gabriel Phway’s first full album displays a wide range of musical influences and a unique imagination
Myint Soe’s latest installation at the Nawaday Tharlar Art Gallery suggests Myanmar’s charter is a poor recipe for democracy
Sustainable social enterprise Face of Indawgyi is helping visitors to Myanmar’s largest lake have a positive impact on the unique Shan-ni community and the rich environment.
International Women’s Day and the Myanmore Awards are celebrated in the coming week, as well as opportunities to learn and share skills or simply to relax with live music.
Photographer Ko Myo, three-time winner at Yangon Photo Festival, risks his life to document the illicit elephant trade in Myanmar through touching photo essays.
Myanmar Artist's First Solo Show at Home Strives for the Simple Life
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Comic Artist Draws on History for Tales of Politically Powerful Women
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‘Poetry Is Like Eating Delicious Food… It Is Pure Pleasure’
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