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How Myanmar Has Become 'Intensely Political' Since 2011

Thant Myint-U and Priscilla Clapp discuss Myanmar's upcoming elections and the country's shifting political atmosphere. more

Discover Your Myanmar Zodiac Sign With Our New Online Tool

Are you a Dragon or a Guinea Pig? Is your planet Mars or Jupiter? And what does this all say about your personality? Use our interactive Myanmar astrology tool to find out. more

Myanmar's Moment: New Democracy at a Crossroads? (Complete)

Priscilla Clapp, Tom Freston, and Thant Myint-U discuss Myanmar's historic democratic transition, and whether reforms have stalled. more
Hot air balloons fly over ancient temples in Bagan, Myanmar, at sunrise on November 25, 2014. (Phyo Hein Kyaw/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch: 90 Mesmerizing Seconds Floating Above Myanmar's Land of 2000 Temples

Let the website 'Jungles in Paris' take you on a breathtaking tour of the ancient city of Bagan, the world’s largest collection of religious structures. more
Members of Shwe Man Thabin perform at Asia Society New York on April 11, 2015. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Multimedia: Critics Laud Asia Society's Shwe Man Thabin Event as 'Rare Taste of Myanmar's Culture'

"Audience members lingered in their seats, dazed, even after the performers had bowed and waved goodbye," remarked the New York Times. more

Highlights from Shwe Man Thabin Troupe of Myanmar

Myanmar's storied performance company brings a traditional zat pwe—combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics—to Asia Society's stage. more

Kit Young: An 'Only in Myanmar' Art Form (Complete)

Music scholar Kit Young delves into the history and culture behind Myanmar's "zat pwe," a hybrid tradition combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics. more

Shwe Man Thabin Troupe of Myanmar (Complete)

Myanmar's storied performance company brings a traditional zat pwe—combining music, dance, comedy, and acrobatics—to Asia Society's stage. more
An evening of zat pwe presents a panoply of music, song, dance, drama, and comedy. (Rachel Cooper)

Multimedia: Celebrated Troupe Brings Myanmar's Performance Tradition to New York

Learn about Myanmar’s "zat pwe"—a traditional performance form that combines music, dance, and theater into a unique variety extravaganza. more

Shwe Man Thabin: Interview with San Win

San Win, U Tin Maung's third son and a Zat Pwe dancer since 1967, demonstrates particular aspects of his father's style. more