Yangon to host human rights film festival

The fifth Human Rights Dignity Film Festival will open in Yangon on June 14.

The films will be screened at four cinemas, in Waziya, Nay Pyi Taw, Junction Square and Junction Maw Tin.

Some 35 works out of 50 are from local filmmakers, with 19 documentaries and 14 short movies.

During the festival, which ends on June 19, audiences can meet with and chat to the movie makers.

FEATURE: Elderly artist jazzes up Hanoi alleyway

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - For the last 10 years Cao Chi Thinh has worked to liven up the area around his home. The murals he has created are an attempt to teach valuable lessons, and have a bit of fun.

If you live in Hanoi, you may already be familiar with the city’s dirty public walls, which are often covered with graffiti and scraps of advertisements, tainting the face of the capital.

Interview with Sai Sai Kham Leng

Sai Sai Kham Leng’s new movie ‘Sweet Revenge’ was shown in cinemas in Yangon on Friday.

The singer and actor was excited about viewers’ response to his new film. Eleven Media to the star about his current activities.

I’ve learnt that you were very interested in the story of ‘Sweet Revenge’. Can you tell me how you prepared for it?

Movie about former political prisoner to be staged at HR Dignity Film Festival

A movie, named Burma Story, about Aung Pwint, a former political prisoner as well as a poet, is going to be staged at the Human Right and Dignity Film Festival which will be held on June 14 to 19.

The film was directed by Petr Lom and Cotinne Van Egeraat. Aung Pwint is now 70 years old.

Rai fu jin Ninja to stage in Myanmar

Three Iga Ninjas will come to Myanmar and show their Ninjutsu abilities, one of the several original skills of Ninja. These events will be held in Yangon on May 21 and Mandalay on May 23.

“With the aim of sharing Japanese culture in Myanmar, we will invite a Ninja team from Japan and hold events in prominent cities around Myanmar. Viewers can enjoy their performance and at the same time also learn from their Ninja skills. The shows are free of charge,” said a representative from Japan Culture House.

You're never too old to roll, says 92-year-old gymnast

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - World's oldest gymnast tells seniors to keep moving to stay fit and healthy

In the middle of a Marina Bay Sands ballroom stood an unusual contraption - two 1.6m-high parallel bars.

Thanakha: A tree, a cosmetic, a charm

No censorship for Thingyan chants in Ayeyawady Region

Ayeyawady – Groups of Thingyan singing chanter in Ayeyawady Region do not need to the regional government about censorship, according to the Ayeyawady Region City Development minister Kyaw Myint. 
The regional government allows chanting group freely, but demands certain responsibilities from them. 

Myanmar Idol winner to be announced on March 25

The final leg of Myanmar Idol Season 2 will be held on March 25, with the top two finalists - Thar Nge and Billy La Min Aye. One of the two will become Myanmar Idol after competing against each other with their selected songs.

Art exhibition of Myanmar and Dutch artists held

Under the arrangement of New Zero Art Space Gallery, an art exhibition jointly involving Myanmar and Dutch artists is being held at the New Zero Art Space-2 gallery from February 17th to 27