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Watch the full Asia Society program featuring Myanmar's celebrated troupe Shwe Man Thabin, which has been nominated for Outstanding Performance of the Year by The New York Dance and Performance Awards.
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"Music and Dance from Myanmar" nominated for outstanding performance of the year.
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.
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Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: dancers from the Burmese National Theater teach American students at Martha Graham's New York studio.
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An assortment of intricately decorated bells hang in a souvenir shop in Bagan, Myanmar on May 6, 2015. (Alex Mueller/Flickr)
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Priscilla Clapp, Scot Marciel, and David Steinberg presented their views on why Myanmar’s elections in November 2015 are so important and what we can expect in both their run-up and their aftermath.
Blog Post
2009 Osborn Elliott Prize winner Greg Constantine discusses his work depicting the struggles of stateless minority groups around the world through photography.
Blog Post
Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed.
Blog Post
Open Society Foundations (OSF) has been working in Myanmar since 1994. In an interview with Asia Blog, Binaifer Nowrojee, OSF’s regional director for Asia, reflects on the nation’s journey over the last 20 years.
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Filipino-American actress and singer Jennie Kwan retraces the characters she's played that "exemplify young women stepping into their power."
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Policy
Thura U Shwe Mann, Speaker of the Union Parliament and Lower House of Parliament of Myanmar discusses Myanmar's reform, the country's upcoming election, Western investment, and the building of a stable and prosperous country.
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Appearing in Washington, Thura Shwe Mann, speaker of Myanmar’s lower house of parliament and possible presidential candidate, discussed Myanmar’s upcoming elections, which could be the most important in the country’s history.