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European Film Festival to be held in Mandalay

MEDIA Sep 11, 2019
MANDALAY will host the European Film Festival 2019 at the Mingalar Central Point cinema in Chanmyathazi Township, Mandalay Region, from 13 to 15 September. The festival’s main organizer is the Eu... 76

UK-based TV Channel takes travel documentary in Mandalay Region

MEDIA Sep 11, 2019
A TELEVISION channel based in the United Kingdom took a travel documentary in Mandalay Region yesterday. The crew of Opihr and the Last Overland caught the... 77

Myanmar film director jailed for Facebook posts critical of military

MEDIA Aug 30, 2019
Insein Township Court has given film director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi a one-year prison sentence under section 505 (A) of the Penal Code for Facebook posts critical of the Myanmar military. Min Htin Ko... 229

Filmmaker charged

MEDIA Jul 20, 2019
A Myanmar judge yesterday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial, Reuters reported. The director, who runs a human... 582

Documentary to be filmed about Yin Tale tribe

MEDIA Jun 27, 2019
The Ministry of Ethnic Affairs will make a documentary about a tribe in danger of extinction, the Yin Tale in Kayah State, according to a directive from the State Counsellor, said U Min Aye Ko, di... 917

Myanmar doctor-turned-model hits back at ban over revealing photos

MEDIA Jun 19, 2019
A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with personal freedoms, vowing Saturday to appeal agains... 1131

The Zero Band

MEDIA May 23, 2019
This is the chorus from the song named “No Chance.” The song from the album named One by the band The Zero is about a person left only with pain and a cup of ice-cold coffee as his or her love fli... 1289

Myanmar to celebrate motion picture industry

MEDIA May 21, 2019
Myanmar is preparing to organize a grand centenary celebration of its motion picture industry on Oct. 13, Xinhua reported. The centenary celebration will be launched with the aim of portraying the... 1176

Lawt Aung’s ‘beautiful orchestra’

MEDIA May 06, 2019
Passion and enthusiasm drive a Kachin violinist who achieved his dream of establishing a youth string orchestra from scratch. WHEN LAMAI Lawt Aung decided in 2013 that he wanted to form a string or... 1469

Myanmar-China To Coproduce Film About Bagan Ancient City

MEDIA May 04, 2019
A Myanmar branch of a Chinese mining company and a university from China's Yunnan Province reached a cooperation framework agreement in Yangon Tuesday on building the Lancang-Mekong International Voca... 1297