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Saw Phoe Kwar and the One Love Band

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Myanmar's Bob Marley introduces reggae to Yangon...

Destinations: Burma | Yangon
Topics: Performing Arts
To Myanmar With Love

Wyn Tin Tut gets into the festival spirit in Taungpyone

To Myanmar With Love - tomyanmarwithlove [630]

In recent years, transvestites have nearly taken over Myanmar's medium profession, and it was amazing to see so many of them in Taungpyone, strutting their stuff in full Revlon war paint, their...

Destinations: Taungpyone | Burma
Topics: Festivals | Performing Arts | Traditions
The Bridge on the River Kwai

Film Review: The Bridge on the River Kwai

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

Based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwaï by Pierre Boulle, The Bridge on the River Kwai debuted in 1957 to critical acclaim and award-winning recognition, including Best Director for David Lean,...

Destinations: Burma | Sri Lanka | Thailand | Japan
Topics: People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Musicologist Rick Heizman with some of his favorite musical instruments: In the center is a Burmese saung gauk, behind it is a Middle Eastern oud from Syria, on the right is a Chinese zheng.

Of Strings and Things Burmese: An Interview with Musicologist Rick Heizman

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

If it has strings and makes music, it's an irresistible magnet for world instrumentalist and ethnomusicologist Rick Heizman. And if it comes from Burma, then doubly so. For Rick Heizman, involvement...

Destinations: Burma | Yangon
Topics: Travel | Performing Arts | 20th Century History
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