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Exhibition of the rare traditional costumes of Shan Sawbwa

The first special exhibition of Shan royal costumes at Multipurpose Hall-National Museum, Yangon on Pyay road from June 9th-16th and opening hours: 9:30am to 4:30pm. It’s free of charge for all visi...

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Gipsy Troupe: Inside the lives of Sanpya Thabin Theatre

Travelling troupes of theatrical performers have been entertaining the Myanmar public for decades. Each troupe has about a hundred people, including male and female dancers, singers, comedians, tradit...

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Climbing the grease pole

Climbing the grease pole has been a rural tradition in Myanmar since a few centuries.It is a fun event that village boys enjoy, at any festivity where the organising committee of elders arranges which...

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Ancient Pagodas of Kekku

Until the mid 1990s the remote area inhabited by the Pa-Oh race has been inaccessible to the outsider. Few people even of Taunggyi, the nearest big town had been there though many had heard of a compl...

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NATMATAUNG

Plant Hunter’s Paradise, that was the name give to Natma Taung and its environs by the famous British naturalist Frank Kingdon-Ward when he went there for a Botanical Survey and Collection Exp...

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The magic of Mandalay: Historical riches and modern day pleasures

Mandalay’s historical highlights 
The mere mention of “Mandalay” conjures up notions of old world charm and historical intrigue. The association is a logical one: it was Mya...

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Monywa: A hot destination in central Myanmar

We were in no hurry to leave the hotel room on our first day in Monywa. My wife and I had arrived by plane about noon, winging in over north-central Myanmar’s flat, dry-season-dead landscape. It was...

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TaungPyone Spirit Festival

Dates: August 19 – 26, 2018
Location: Taungpyone, north of Mandalay

The most important spirit or nat festival is the Taungpyone Festival held in August or September each year. This ancien...

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Waso Chinlone Festival

Dates: May 30th – July 28th, 2018
Location: Compound of Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay

Waso Chinlone Festival is the longest and oldest festival for Buddhists in Myanmar. It is held annually du...

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Thiho Shin Pagoda Festival

The Thiho Shin Pagoda festival is celebrated in the town of Pakokku, in Magwe Division on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. It is important for all the people of the villages and towns of this dry reg...

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The New J-Me: The free man and his escape from fear

Myanmar’s second generation hip-hop singer and rapper J-Me has recently become a father for the third time and, a reformed man, went on to release a new album Ah-mwyay-sar ah-myay-khan (Heir). He ...

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3-Act:the film industry is not quite dead

In the hope of improving and changing Myanmar’s film world, a new local magazine named 3-Act is now available for readers. The tri-annual publication ‘3-Act’ is the first ever magazine on the My...

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A Rising Star in Myanmar’s Art World

On first glance at the work of Aung Naing Tun, you may think it is a black and white photograph straight from the printer. But no, the art produced by this young creative is formed stroke by stroke ov...

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Traditional Handmade Toys

Toys of the Myanmar children originated from the countryside where a grandfather might have whittled a cow or elephant, form a bird whistle out of clay or soak some old newspapers in glue, dry i...

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Palü Bamboo Straws

“We want to provide a Myanmar-made alternative for plastic straws” 

As alarm bells sound warning us of impending global catastrophes caused by plas...

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Wolf in the Kitchen

The solution of one young woman passionate about food, with a dislike of the restaurant industry

Wolf Kitchen is a brand of premium food products gaining a name for itself for its high quality,...

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Ngapli Bay Villas & Spa

Ngapali Beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Myanmar for good reason.

The 4km-long beach in Rakhine State is a beautiful spot to unwind and relax overlooking the warm ....

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Bagan Cultural Heritage

Bagan is an extensive landscape in the central dry zone of Myanmar, and was created across a floodplain at a strategic bend of the massive Ayeyarwady River. Human habitation in the region dates ....

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A Social Beer Snack Concept

In May this year, The Social House opened its doors on a bustling street in the Yawmingyi area which is a popular area for international companies to open offices and for foreigners to live. Despite....

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New Memories Group Hotel to Open in December

Commanding a panoramic vista over the Thanlwin [Salween] River, the 72-key Hotel Suggati is set to celebrate its grand opening on December 15 in Mawlamying, the capital of Myanma...

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Mother's Day Buffet Treat!

To The Queen My Heart
(sunday 13th may 2018) 11.30 am to 3.00pm
Mother's Day Buffet Treat!
Mun Dine for Free !(up to 4 persons)

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Mercure Families Brunch on Sunday


Mercure Families Brunch on Sunday 
Come and sample our Mercure Families Brunch Buffet from 11:30 am till 3:00 pm. To complete your weekend, enj...