Young Myanmar Artists to Innovate Handicrafts Design and Ideas

U Aye Kyu, new artist and CEO of Zero Art Space, is passionate about the promotion of Myanmar traditional crafts.
It was the driving force behind “from craft to art: Myanmar Handicrafts Exhibition and Fair”, which was held in Karaweik Kandawgyi Garden in Yangon from February 26 – March 1.

He said U Aye Koo wanted the event to “make the people of Myanmar realize their products, to find out which products come from where, to allow people to cherish Myanmar traditional crafts and develop the habit of collecting art.”

The new zero-organized the event in collaboration with the British Council and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.Read More »


The Prospects of Myanmar Handicrafts

Myanmar has a long tradition in the production of handicrafts ranging from lacquered wood sculpture for the manufacture of swords objects, but this has quickly become an organized industry, although the market for these products has increased.

myanmar handicrafts prospects

Myanmar traditional market for local and foreign buyers has grown over the past two years, and places to buy these items have expanded from historical pagodas and Bogyoke market of art galleries and shopping centers.

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Myanmar currency designer reveal his secret art

Everything that had to do with the utmost confidentiality. But when his work was completed, every man, woman and child in the country is distributed. The artists who designed the paint nation evaluates the national treasury. However, until recently, hardly anyone knew who they were.myanmar currency designer reveal his art

U Aye Myint, now 86, was the man who put Bogyoke Aung San in pockets and bags of the nation. With his team, he designed the K25 and notes released in 1972 K1 and K5 and K10 notes that came out the following year.Read More »

Old Bagan Life in Burma

bagan life

Today, Myanmar is recognized as the birthplace of Homo Sapiens, since the discovery of fossil ape Pondaung area of ​​Myanmar relevant to humanity by domestic and foreign researchers (40) million years ago.

The Anyarthian culture evolved along the banks of the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar as top Magwe, Chauk, Yenanchaung and sale was found to prove robust to the flowering of the Paleolithic culture in Myanmar. Then again Neolithic culture found in the Padalin, Ywangan municipality and southern Shan State cave. The protohistórica culture that cameRead More »

Ananda Pagoda in Bagan

anada pagodaIt is said that everyone should visit Myanmar without visiting Bagan Ananda not be said to have visited Bagan.

Ananda Temple is like a museum. You can study all kinds of arts Myanmar here – architecture, stone carving, stucco, glass plates, tile, wood carving, art of blacksmithing, etc.

There are three different versions as regards the name of this temple.

1. When King asked eight Arahats Kyansittha (Santos) who will provide a design for the religious monument was about to build that created the image of Nanda Mula Cave Fair will be held in the Himalayas. Thus, the temple was built on the model of what the image and became known as “Nandamu”, undermining finally his “Ananda.
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Myanmar Buddha arts show in New York

myanmar artsMyanmar Buddhist art is the first Western exhibition focuses on works of art from collections in Myanmar. The exhibition consists of 70 works, including the spectacular stone, bronze and wood sculptures, textiles, paints, varnishes and ritual instruments of the fifth to the twentieth century. His works include objects created for temples, monasteries and personal devotion, which are presented in their historical and ritual contexts. The exhibition explores how the Buddhist story visually communicates and multiplicity of regional styles. Many of the works in the exhibition have not been shown outside Myanmar. The works are on loan from the National Museum of Myanmar in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw; Bagan Archaeological Museum; Archaeological museum and Sri Ksetra, Hmawza well as works from public and private collections in the United States.

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Monywa : A place you should go to visit in Myanmar

pagoda in monywaMonywa is located in Sagaing Division in Myanmar, and geographically northwest of Mandalay 136 km along the eastern bank of the Chindwin River. It will take 3 hours drive from Mandalay through Sagaing to arrive Monywa. There are many places to visit around the area and one of the many places of interest are Pho-Win-Dong mountain caves where visitors can observe the amazing paintings and mural paintings stone curves throughout the cave.
Through Mandalay Sagaing to arrive Monywa. There are many places to visit around the area and one of the many places of interest are Pho-Win-Dong mountain caves where visitors can observe the amazing paintings and mural paintings stone curves throughout the cave.

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Inn-daw-Gee Lake in upper Myanmar

urlInn-daw-gee Moenyin Lake is in town, Kachin State, Myanmar. Inn-daw-gee Lake is the largest inland lake not only in Myanmar but also in Southeast Asia. The extension of the lake is 8 miles across from east to west and 15 miles from north to south. The main dominant ethnic groups living around the lake are Kachin, Shan and.

There are about 20 villages around the lake. His main occupation is planting. Inn-daw-gee lake is in the area of ​​Inn-daw-gee Lake Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary consists of about 300 square miles and contains a variety of rare animal species. It was established in 1999 with the goal of preserving the environment and wildlife.
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Inle Phong-daw-oo Pagoda Festival

inle lakeOne of the main holy places famous in Myanmar, this pagoda houses five small Buddha images. Once a year, in late Septemberearly October, there is a festival in which the five Buddha images are rowed around the Lake in a colorful barge.
It located in Inle Lake, one of the most enchanting and magical in Asia. It was held on a large scale for 18 days, usually it falls in October. Four Buddha Images out of five from the Pagoda Phongdawoo carried royal barge and conveyed around 14 villages on the lake. The barge was towed by boats -rowers by hundreds of boats follow the procession. A large crowd of people gathered on the shore of the lake to celebrate the occasion. And truly breathtaking scenery.

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