Zaw Moe Thae showcases portraits of people he admires. He has never met these people in person but knows them through books and bedtime stories told by his mother.
Numerous concerts, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Concerts, a study abroad fair, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
This social enterprise in Mon State serves up delicious local dishes.
The Irrawaddy sent reporters to the India-Myanmar border. We share these photos of the region’s cultural diversity and economic vibrancy.
The tale of adventure and romance between a city boy and country girl has secured a place in the UN's Memory of the World Register for Asia/Pacific.
Classic Myanmar film, a soccer match, a rock concert, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
San Minn’s paintings and installations depict the bitterness, hardship and fear that fill a prisoner’s day.
The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture has ordered monasteries to correct Buddha statues with mudras that go against Theravada Buddhist scripture or face legal action.
In Myanmar there is a saying that when people get old they go to a monastery and pray the rosary. That hardly fits the artists teaming up for a new group show in Yangon.
Humor is one of the few things that make life in Burma bearable for most people, but even this salve for the soul can rub the ruling generals the wrong way.
Than Htay’s ‘Cave People’ series is based on cave paintings combined with texture and color splashes.
Album and magazine launches, art exhibits, cosplay, Italian film and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Traditional farming methods and ways of life are being threatened by imaginary borders across the eastern part of Nagaland State in India and the western part of Myanmar.
A kids fair, photo exhibit, art show, study abroad seminar and more — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.