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French team makes documentary about ‘Life
of Ayarwaddy River’ in Mandalay
  • 25 Jan 2020
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  •     The Global New Light of Myanmar
CREW of Step by Step Production TV channel from France shot youths undergoing training at the ‘Bamathway Myanmar traditional lethwei club’ in Chanayethazan Township, Mandalay Region as well...   Read more...

Singapore Festival 2020 is Back With a Palace Garden Party
  • 17 Jan 2020
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  •     The Irrawaddy
Singapore Festival 2020, the fourth celebration of Singapore in Myanmar, will bring a glamorous garden party to the grounds of the Chin Tsong Palace on Feb. 1-2. The two-day festival will featur...   Read more...

Japanese Film Festival Expands to Myanmar’s Capital for 8th Edition
  • 09 Jan 2020
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  •     The Irrawaddy
Since 2013, the Japanese Film Festival Myanmar has been held annually with the aim of enhancing cultural ties between the countries. The festival has been expanded to Naypyitaw and is screening in ...   Read more...

4th Myanmar Festival of Artists with Disabilities held
  • 30 Dec 2019
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  •     Mizzima
The 4th Myanmar Festival of Artists with Disabilities was held in Yangon late Saturday, with more efforts being called for to help persons with disabilities in the country, Xinhua reported. Mya...   Read more...

Film analysis programme for “The Tin Drum” to be held at FDC
  • 19 Dec 2019
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  •     The Global New Light of Myanmar
A film analysis programme for the Plame D’or and Best Foreign Language Film awards winning film “The Tin Drum” by director Volker Schlondorff will be held at the movie theater, No.50, Gold...   Read more...

Japan’s NHK films in Inle area about kindness of locals to pets
  • 13 Dec 2019
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  •     The Global New Light of Myanmar
JAPAN’S national broadcasting organization NHK filmed the nature of cats at the home of U Thar Phaw in Nantpam village of Inle Lake area in Nyaungshwe Township of southern Shan State yesterd...   Read more...

Myanmar film nets trophies
at Asian Academy Creative
Awards 2019
  • 07 Dec 2019
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  •     The Global New Light of Myanmar
THE ASIAN Academy Creative Awards (AAA) 2019 was held at Singapore Victoria Theatre, Singapore, on 5 December evening. During the Grand Award ceremony, the Best Children’s Programme Award w...   Read more...

French star spurs on aspiring women actresses at Yangon film festival
  • 19 Nov 2019
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  •     Frontier Myanmar
YANGON — Award-winning French actress Isabelle Huppert urged Myanmar women wanting to make it in the world of cinema to go for it, as she added star power to Yangon's MEMORY! film festival. ...   Read more...

‘Mudra’s Calling’ features in prestigious China film festival
  • 15 Nov 2019
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  •     The Global New Light of Myanmar
DIRECTOR Christina Kyi’s Mudra’s Calling has been selected by the China Film Association to be screened at the 28th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival from 19 to 23 November in ...   Read more...

Tokyo International Film Festival Reveals Diverse Lineup of Award Winners, Including Iranian Director Reza Jamali's
  • 13 Nov 2019
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  •     InfoQuest Media Relations
During the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) Award Ceremony on November 5, Director Reza Jamali won the Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center for his film "Old M...   Read more...

Yangon to Celebrate Sister City Event with Light Festival
  • 11 Nov 2019
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  •     Myanmar Business Today
Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city and former capital, will celebrate a Yangon-Fukuoka sister city event with a light festival. The light festival will feature decorative lighting and Fukuoka&...   Read more...

Music App ‘Tay Than Thar’ Debuts
  • 07 Nov 2019
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  •     Myanmar Times
Myanmar telecom operator MPT, and East Boy Co., Ltd debuted music app Tay Than Thar, which will bring popular music songs to listeners. The app will offer exclusive songs, which are not availabl...   Read more...

Korea’s NALBAL takes documentary film
in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory
  • 30 Oct 2019
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  •     The Global New Light of Myanmar
FILM production NALBAL based in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, took a documentary film in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory from 26 to 28 October. The NALBAL shot the project of agricultural course ...   Read more...

Artist Ko Maung Kyaw Than’s latest
offering lights up KaLaSa Art Space
  • 19 Oct 2019
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  •     The Global New Light of Myanmar
VETERAN artist Ko Maung Kyaw Than launched his 8th solo show featuring a collection of over 30 landscape paintings from the regions and states today at the KaLaSa Art Space in downtown Yangon...   Read more...

‘The Only Mom’ wins six Asian
Academy Creative Awards
  • 19 Oct 2019
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  •     The Global New Light of Myanmar
LAIK Pyar San Eain, also known as ‘The Only Mom’, won 6 out of 10 category awards for Myanmar at the ASIAN Academy Creative Awards 2019 held in Singapore. Produced by Brave Empire Entert...   Read more...
 

Updated News

French team makes documentary about ‘Life
of Ayarwaddy River’ in MandalayJanuary 25, 2020

French team makes documentary about ‘Life of Ayarwaddy River’ in Mandalay

Singapore Festival 2020 is Back With a Palace Garden PartyJanuary 17, 2020

Singapore Festival 2020 is Back With a Palace Garden Party

Japanese Film Festival Expands to Myanmar’s Capital for 8th EditionJanuary 9, 2020

Japanese Film Festival Expands to Myanmar’s Capital for 8th Edition

4th Myanmar Festival of Artists with Disabilities heldDecember 30, 2019

4th Myanmar Festival of Artists with Disabilities held

Film analysis programme for “The Tin Drum” to be held at FDCDecember 19, 2019

Film analysis programme for “The Tin Drum” to be held at FDC