Every year, thousands of people pour into a small village southwest of Mandalay for a two-week festival honouring Ko Gyi Kyaw, one of Burma’s best-loved 37 “Nat” spirits
One of Burma’s most significant chapter’s in the worlds historical memory, the marble books at Kuthodaw pagoda, has fallen into a state of partial ruin.
On Sunday, Mandalay street artist Zaw Ko Naing further immortalised Aung San and the eight other martyrs with a graffiti mural in Mandalay.
Mandalay is Burma’s cultural heart. The city’s soul can still be found in its artisan workshops, where its short—but rich— history is preserved…in gold.