Police and soldiers have been called in to help protect and rebuild centuries-old Buddhist pagodas in Bagan, a day after at least 187 of the brick temples were damaged in a powerful earthquake.
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.
Through the cracks and the keyholes, visitors peak into a room where 68 years ago Burma’s fate was written.
To celebrate what would be the one hundredth birthday of Burmese independence hero Aung San, a Rangoon theatre troop will stage a ‘poetic opera’
The work of artisan potters in historic Shwebo, Sagaing Division is renowned across Burma. Their long tradition and distinctive style not only makes for a beautiful product, but has helped[…]
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss whether it is too late to save Burma’s rich cultural heritage, which has suffered decades of neglect.