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JOOX Prepares World Music Day Online Festival to Shake off COVID-19 Blues
  • 20 Jun 2020
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  •     The Irrawaddy
JOOX, the popular music streaming app in Myanmar, will host its second annual “JOOX World Music Day 2020” under the theme The Sound of Happiness on June 21. It will be broadcast exclusi...   Read more...

Local Designers' Cloth Masks Spark New Fashion Trend in Myanmar
  • 06 Jun 2020
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  •     The Irrawaddy
In recent weeks, stylish customized cloth masks produced by Myanmar fashion brands from local fabric bearing the wearer’s name have become a new fashion trend among celebrities and young peop...   Read more...

Online Film Festival Spotlights Mental Health Effects of Isolation Amid COVID-19 in Myanmar
  • 26 May 2020
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  •     The Irrawaddy
The ongoing Snack Film Festival, an online event organized by LOKA Media, 3-ACT and Counseling Corner, was launched on May 18 with an invitation to all aspiring filmmakers to participate in its com...   Read more...

Hip-hop singer J-Me and family members send to quarantine center
  • 20 Apr 2020
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  •     Daily Eleven
Hip-hop singer J-Me and his two family members are sent to quarantine center as the singer had close contact with Rock singer Myo Gyi, who is a COVID-19 patient, sources said. The authorities c...   Read more...

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
  • 16 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
  • 12 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...
 

Updated News

JOOX Prepares World Music Day Online Festival to Shake off COVID-19 BluesJune 20, 2020

JOOX Prepares World Music Day Online Festival to Shake off COVID-19 Blues

Local DesignersJune 6, 2020

Local Designers' Cloth Masks Spark New Fashion Trend in Myanmar

Online Film Festival Spotlights Mental Health Effects of Isolation Amid COVID-19 in MyanmarMay 26, 2020

Online Film Festival Spotlights Mental Health Effects of Isolation Amid COVID-19 in Myanmar

Hip-hop singer J-Me and family members send to quarantine centerApril 20, 2020

Hip-hop singer J-Me and family members send to quarantine center

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

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