Seikku Cho Cho Publishing House hold sales

Seikku Cho Cho Publishing House holds its yearl sales in its branches starting from August 1 to 13.
“The sales are held annually. This time, we are offering discounts up to 20 percent to readers, 35 percent to libraries. There are also books selling 3 for Ks1000. We have set some books at 50 percent discount. There are programmes like reading for pleasure and gifts will be distributed,” said a man from Seikku Cho Cho Publishing House.

Wathan Film festival to show “Passage of Life”


In the special screening programme of Wathan Film festival, a film portraying a Myanmar family living in Japan entitled as “Passage of Life” will be shown.The film was shown at the 30th Tokyo International film festival and Asian feature section. It received the best Asian feature award and the spirit of Asia award.

Memory Film Festival 2018

The Memory Film Festival will return to Yangon in November this year. The annual film festival which features classic films from around the world and Myanmar hopes new generation youths will fall in love with old-but-gold movies.

NUAC Orchestra Music Showcase to be hold

A press briefing was held concerning the National University of Arts and Culture’s (NUAC) Orchestra Music Showcase which to be held on July 13.
The show will be divided into 2 sections; a musical and other musical performances. It will be third of its kind to be held in Myanmar. This year’s theme is to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the university.
The venue is at the National Theatre in Yangon and will be conducted by Academy award winner Dirado.  There will be a total of 150 performers at the show.

Miss Universe Yangon 2018 finals rescheduled

24 finalists were chosen in the Miss Universe Yangon 2018 and date for the final bout is now set on June 30.
Previously, it has set its date on June 9 but later moved to June 24 and again on June 30. Four “Misses” representing Yangon Region will also be chosen.
“My greatest dream is to represent Myanmar and participate in the Miss Universe 2018. I am determined to compete in the event no matter what challenges come. If I am not become a winner, at least I can say that I did my best,” said Miss Amayar Nyein.

Traditional Thai dance performance to stage in honour of Thai-Myanmar relations

To mark the 70th diplomatic relations between Myanmar and Thailand, a famous traditional Thai dance, Khon masked dance, will be staged in Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay.
The dance will be held on June 21, MICC II in Nay Pyi Taw and national theatre in Mandalay on June 23 respectively.
The masked dance was held at the Yangon National Theatre on June 19. Tickets were free of charge and one can see their announcements on social media pages of Thai Embassy.

Goethe Villa to show classic Myanmar films

Goethe Villa is preparing to show classic films with both Myanmar and western music arrangement styles on June 12 and 13. 
Background music for Myanmar classical silent films will be played by Hein Tint Myanmar traditional Sai orchestra and Meike Goosmann’s Jazz music beginning from 6:30 pm on June 12 and 8:00 pm on June 13.

Iron Cross Music Band to stage music show in June

The Royal Club Music Tour in Yangon will be held in Yangon on June 16 in which Iron Cross music band and many famous vocalists will perform.
“This time, we’ve arranged to hold this event in Yangon. It’s been a long time that Iron Cross music band didn’t perform a stage show in Yangon. As it is rainy season, we will be holding at an indoor place like Myanmar Event Park. Tickets will be sold on June 9,” said an official from The Royal Club Music Tour.

Myanmar Men invited to participate in Thai Reality Show

Myanmar men are invited for competing in the reality show of Thailand entitled “The Face Men Thailand Season-2”.

It is an International Thai reality television modeling competition for men. Contestants will live together in the residence, undergoing trainings such as Personality & Charisma, Performing Skills, and Health & Fitness every week by special guests. Aspiring contestants are required to be no older than 29 years of age, and meet a minimum height requirement of 175 cm (5 ft 9 in).

Yangon to stage Emperor Band’s Thingyan music festival

Emperor Band together with its vocalist Zaw Win Htut will hold Thingyan stage show at Mindhamma Road in Yangon this year.
The band will divided into two parts in each day such as morning and evening part for entertaining public. Vocalists such as Aung Yin, Sithu Lwin, Aung Htet, Eint Chit, Khine Su Su Naing, Kay Kay Moe and Lainmawthee will also performing with the band.