Entertainment

‘House of Literature’ to open in Yangon

Norway’s Hedda Foundation is joining forces with Myanmar’s literary associations to establish the “House of Literature”, the first of its kind in Myanmar and Asia. The literary organisation will house literary associations and book clubs, hosts book launches, literary talks and workshop and organises writing fellowship programmes. 

Bobby Soxer to release solo album next month

Teen hip-hop idol Bobby Soxer will release her album titled "21" on February 8.

The album comprises 14 tracks including self-composed songs as well as tunes written by Hlwan Paing, Bunny Phyoe, and Thein Linn Soe. Featured in the album are several artists including Hlwan Paing, Kyaw Htut Swe, Irene Zin Mar Myint and Mi Sandi.

The prodigy comes of age

Since her foray into the film industry years ago as a child actress, Warso Moe Oo, now 20, has certainly come of age. The buzz around her is tangible. She’s won kudos for her multiple film roles, fashion and musical voice. Putting child stardom behind her, the actress has managed to hit the headlines once again by debuting in the music industry. She tells the Myanmar Eleven about her forthcoming first album and priorities in life.

Tribute album celebrates Aung San’s birth centenary

Bo Bo Music Production has released a tribute album to Gen (Bogyoke) Aung San to celebrate his birth centenary and legacy."The tribute songs to Bogyoke that were added to last year's Art of Freedom Film and Music Festival didn't reach the public as we had intended. As the centennial of his birth falls on this year, we're going to release the award-winning songs and six other songs on the shortlist from a music contest.

Myanmar’s king of laughs

With his extensive background as a noted “anyeint” (a comedic show combining jokes, music and dance) comedian, A Yine has appeared in countless entertaining capers as one of the most sought-after comedic actors for many years. In "Ko Tint Doe' Super Yatkwat" (“The Super Ward of Ko Tint”), the veteran actor takes on  the lead role as Ko Tint, a famous character in a popular comic book series of the same name that is being adapted for the big screen.