An anyeint competition to promote democracy, a film festival and multiple musical performances—all happening in Yangon this week.
The residence of Myanmar’s first president opens to the public as a cultural museum.
Artist Win Tint employs new painting techniques in his sixth solo show.
The festival’s 7th edition showcases both local and international independent films.
Shagun Gupta looks at gender equality in relation to age.
Two artists depict life in the central plains, in a gallery show at Aung San Stadium.
A year after 6.8-magnitude earthquake toppled temples in Myanmar’s ancient city, experts say restorations are on track.
‘Every old film is unique and original. There is no question that they should be preserved and restored,’ says filmmaker Maung Okkar.
Once a thriving industry in the Mon State village of Mudoon, these days only two families continue a long tradition of producing writing slate.
Yo Ya May is a labor of love. The Bogyoke Market store sells Chin crafts, supports ethnic women and reinvigorates tradition.
‘This is about freedom—a flower in the wild and in the wind. So, I didn’t even frame this painting,’ says artist Triangle Tun Naing of his work.
Brandon Aung Moe challenges the notion of the disempowered Burmese woman.
This week in Yangon: International Youth Day, football matches, and a fashion show.
Michael Vatikiotis looks at modern Southeast Asia and the power dynamics and conflicts that shape one of the world’s fastest growing regions.
A rock battle, book sale, classical music concert, career expo, and art exhibitions – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.