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.
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.
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.
In a discussion at Asia Society New York, Thant Myint-U, Priscilla Clapp, and Tom Freston argued that Myanmar has moved a long way toward a democratic system and an open economy since reforms began in 2011.