There will be a traditional festival
that brings all significant, varied and profound arts and crafts created by
Myanmar ethnic people, to be held at one location in Yangon from February 10th
At the forthcoming festival named ‘Inspiring
Myanmar Arts and Crafts Show 2018’, traditional handicraft lovers can enjoy
booths displaying textile-making and silk textiles from Amarapura, lotus and
silk ware from Inle Lake, textiles of Kachin, Kayan-Padaung and Chin ethnic
groups, goldsmith products from Rakhine, silversmith products from Ywahtaung,
Sagaing, Myanmar’s traditional lacquer-ware, traditional Kachin basket weaving,
traditional Mon pipes and slate boards and Kayin footwear.
Among the 12 booths at the festival traditional
food, personal goods and arts will on display and for sale along with
presentation of dances performed by ethnic people as well as a fashion show at
Sein Lan Sopyay Garden from 9am to 10pm.
“We plan to present traditional heritage of
handicrafts made by ethnic people with our reach with the aim to be helpful to
soci-economic life and SMEs of handicraft producers,” said Daw Sandar Khin,
chairperson of Myanmar Cultural Heritage Trust (MCHT), at the press conference
for the show.
The show is organized by MCHT to mark the
71st Union Day of Myanmar which falls on February 12th.
MCHT is an organization comprising
people who are passionate and knowledgeable about the culture and heritage of
Myanmar and the connected experts.