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Open Door event Amara Foundation Munich

July 2013. The Amara Foundation, http://www.amara-foundation.com/index_en.php,  recently held their second "Open Door" Event about the development of Myanmar. Please see http://www.amara-foundation.com/index.php?site=aktuell for more details.  

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GOLDEN LAND exhibition

The exhibition Goldenes Land. 100 Jahre Burma/Myanmar Fotografien von Christine Scherman und Birgit Neiser 14. Juni 2013 - 12. Januar 2014 is currently running at the State Museum of Ethnology, Munich, Germany. Please see details at http://www.voelkerkundemuseum-muenchen.de/inhalt/html/home.html

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Building Myanmar

April 2013. Recent changes in Myanmar can be seen wherever you go, especially in Yangon. The cityscape these days is mainly made up of  scaffolding, cranes, construction fences depicting posters with soon to come new highrises behind them (mostly hotels), new shopping…

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Upcoming exhibition

April 2013 2013: "Goldenes Land - 100 Jahre Burma/Myanmar. Fotografien von Christine Scherman und Birgit Neiser" (Golden Land - 100 years Burma/Myanmar. Photographs by Christine Scherman and Birgit Neiser) Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde, München (State Museum of Ethnology, Munich), Germany,…

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A Matter of Perspective

January 2013. While tourists are starting to flood the country, others are still sceptical about the sustainability of the recent political changes in Myanmar. On one hand, there are publications like the Swiss "DU" magazine (http://www.amazon.de/Du832-Kulturmagazin-Burma-Reportagen-Demokratie/dp/3905931273). The jounalistic articles are…

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Myanmar Cuisine

October 2012 Myanmar for Food lovers: Here is a new book on Myanmar food which is as unique as the entire country. Sitting between India, China and Thailand, you can get the finest fusion cuisine of South East Asia: “Burma:…

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THE ARAB SPRING – MYANMAR STYLE

August 2012 Myanmar has many reasons to celebrate. As recently as nine months ago, nobody would have dared to predict how openly the election campaign for parliament on April 1st would be held. How was it possible to hold these…

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