Solo concerts, art exhibits, furniture fairs and comic books — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
At nearly 80 percent complete, the Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library aims to finish the renovations by 2020.
The Irrawaddy speaks with two generations of Thingyan Than Gyat lovers about the history and significance of the antiphonal chants and their efforts to keep the tradition alive.
Water festival events, concerts, art shows and book sales — all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Artist Chuu Wai Nyein’s drive to depict women’s challenges and strengths began with an assault on a family member.
A Lethwei fight, cartoon festival, concerts and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Orng Kitchen is a hidden gem offering a unique combination of French fine dining and local ingredients at reasonable prices.
Controversy has broken out on social media recently in regards to the conservative mainstream film industry and audience desires for something new.
The new exhibit aims to inspire a new generation of artists by screening a few classics from Myanmar cinema stretching back to the 1950s over the next few weeks.
A pair of villages near the lake produce hand-woven textiles made from lotus flowers; the results are beautiful—but they aren’t cheap.
Concerts, a charity fashion show, art exhibitions and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Min Kyi dedicated his life to his art, now on display at the National Museum in Yangon.
“We celebrated Chin National Day out of our own pockets in Irrawaddy Region with difficulty. We are glad that the regional government will officially allocate funds for future celebrations,"
Markets, an exercise group, a Thingyan boat party, an Italian acapella concert and more – all in Yangon this week, as picked by The Irrawaddy.
The city development committee hopes that by blending the old and the new, more people will travel to Mandalay to enjoy the festival.