Category Myanmar

Day 4 & 5: The Premiere of My Film and Anita Last Cha Cha

Ok, first of all, I would like to apologize for not being able to post the 4th and the last day of the festival immediately. I got caught up in a big pile of work and it took me sometime to get out of it. Day 4: So, as stated in the title, my film, […]

Honoring The Promises: President Thein Sein First and Last State of the Union Address

February 1st marked a new day for the Republic Union of Myanmar as the people in the country celebrated the re-opening of the parliament with the newly elected MPs, coming in_taking their rightful positions. So today I will dedicate this post to the previous government and to the future of Burma in the years to […]

Day 2: Gay Safe Haven & Lesbian Fab Party

As I had expected, the excitement of the audiences during the second day of the &Proud Yangon LGBT Film Festival still remained high after the big opening day (Thursday 28th). I was so amazed with the first documentary of the day which directed by my new friend Su Su Hlaing called Love and Other Matters. The […]

Day One: &Proud Yangon LGBT Film Festival 2016

Yesterday was my first big LGBTQ related event. Although I am a huge supporter of the community, I have never had the opportunity to join one before (maybe partially due to my country culture), and this first experience was both exceptional and unforgettable for me. It was exceptional not only because everything happening there was […]

A session with Mr. Sean Turnell: the Agricultural Reform (Part 1)

Last week, it was a profound pleasure and a great honour for me to have the opportunity to attend one of the classes of Mr. Sean Turnell at the Yangon School of Political Science. (This was taken at the end of the session at the Yangon School of Political Science) For those who do not […]

Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra

Yesterday (January 22, 2016) was an exceptional day for the Japanese and Myanmar relationship, and of course, a wonderful day for me as well. It was the day of the Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra Concert 2016. Entrance of the Yangon National Theater Within the great hall of the Yangon National Theatre, the concert, conducted by […]

Myanmar: The Optimal Place for Business Students

Mandalay City, Myanmar During this short period of time (around 8 months) that I have been living in Myanmar, I was asked a considerable amount of times regarding the reasons why I chose to come to this golden land regardless of its many drawbacks and of course, my background. It has come as a surprise […]