YANGON, Myanmar (Viet Nam News/ANN) -- The thanakha powder protects Ei Lay’s skin from Myanmar’s harsh tropical sun, which beats down almost throughout the year. She is under the sun from early morning until late evening and sweats a lot, but her complexion is untouched by sunburn, and beautifully unaffected. In the countryside especially, Burmese women working in paddy fields wear a thick layer of thanakha.
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.
Big Bag’s new album ‘WOC – Weapons of Choice’ has been recorded in Sweden and it will be launched in Myanmar and internationally soon. The vocalist Kyar Pauk sings song predominately in English. He is also a music producer of The X Factor Myanmar and the song ‘Kyawe’ composed by him was hit among youths recently.
Q: I would like to know the update of your new album recorded in Sweden.
The Mingalarpar Festival, which will see the participation of more than 100 French and Myanmar artists, is being held in Yangon starting Friday. The festival will be held in public areas such as the Botahtaung, Dala and Wahtan jetties, Maha Bandoola Park, the Mayaynigone overpass and the People’s Square.