The Myanmar Photographic Society’s 49th annual exhibition was held at Central Hotel from March 18 to 20, with more than 400 images on display and awards given in five categories.
Poet Richard Rosen once wrote that “the poem is the point at which our strength gave out”. Such is undoubtedly the case for Dr Daw Myint Myint Khin, who on March 12 released a collection of her English-language poetry at a ceremony in Yangon.
The sixth fundraising fair for orphans organised by Win Htut Tara (Chan Chan), daughter of singer Zaw Win Htut, will be held at People’s Square on March 30, from 5pm to 9pm.
In 2010 artist Maung Khine Mar painted a portrait of a Shan vendor counting money while wearing a basket on her back. The painting was titled Alternate and was intended to highlight patterns of alternating light and shade.
The third printing of the Myanmar-language version of Dr Thant Myint-U’s 2007 book The River of Lost Footsteps was launched on March 14, with a paragraph restored that had been censored from earlier editions.