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Myanmar puppet

    Myanmar puppet

The Myanmar puppet theatre has a long and rich tradition of about six centuries and we now have enough evidences to believe that, as in Thailand and Java (Indonesia), the

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KA-LE-DET

    KA-LE-DET

“I remember, Morgan, you saying you put up at a phone-gyee-kyaung (Buddhist monastery) in Bagan-Nyaung Oo with your compatriot, Bob, a culture-seeking tourist.” “Yes, Zilly, we’re there for a fortnight

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THINGYAN

    THINGYAN

Tagu (April), the first  month of the Myanmar calendar, is the month for the much-expected Water-throwing Festival. The weather is arid, the occasional puffs of wind heated, and all nature

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The taungpyone nat festival

    The taungpyone nat festival

“The maiden’s Taungpyone Festival is around the corner;Let me accompany with the Myoma musical band to the Festival;’Hey, brother-in-law’, someone is cracking a joke from behind;Be patient, fair maiden, it’s

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Waso – Wagaung

    Waso – Wagaung

  You might be wondering what the title of this article means. Well, the two hyphenated words are Myanmar words.

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Ponnya Shin pagoda

    Ponnya Shin pagoda

  Just opposite to the three capitals of Myanmar kings Inwa, Amarapura and Mandalay and running along the west bank of the mighty River Ayeyarwaddy is a range of wooded

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