Pre-Chinese New year market festival took place near our office in china town. The temporary stall blocked half of the road. Numerous gifts and toys were available.
Yangon Zoologyical Garden Celebrated its visitors can have their photos taken with a baby tiger and a bear. The animals seened to be tired because a lot of people wanted to pose for a photograph with the animals.
"Sport Land" sport gear shop was opened in Maha Bandoola Park Street last week. Uniforms of famous football clubs draw attention of young people.
"Computopia" that sells used computers from Japan is run by a Myanmar businessman who came back from Japan. A set of computer is given one-year gurantee. The Address is No.202 Seikkan Tha St (Middle block), Kyauktada Township.
Centenary of Yangon Zoological Garden will take place from 25 to 29 January. Animal dance shows, stage shows,circus and market festival will be held to mark the occasion. A special programme will allow visitors to pose for a photograph with cubs (a baby tiger).
Seasonal strawberries of this time are reportedly grown in May Myo(Pyin Oo Lwin).
We get a lof fog in the morning in Yangon at this time of the year. Please note that flight schedulesof domestic and international air ways may change due to undavourable weather condition.
Japanese alcoholic drink, Soba Shochu, is being manufactured at a factory in Mandalay. The drink made from Japanese buckwheat is available at shopping centres such as City Mart, etc. A bottle of drink costs K 3000. Plans are under_way to export it to Japan.
Sepcial sales of digital cameras will be held from 7 to 15 January at Blazon Shopping Centres in Yangon and Mandalay. Customers can enjoy special discounts for various brands such as Cannon, Panasonic, Sony, etc. Memory cards will be given to buyers free of charge.
January 4 is Independence Day of Myanmar. People celeberate the occasion holding sports in streets and wards. As you can see in the picture, streets are blocked. Winners of competitions are awarded prizes.
A ceremony to give away academy awards for 2004 was held at Thuwunna Stadium on December 30. Winners are as follows;
The best director Zin Yaw Maung Maung (Hlot Hwet Thaw Hinn)
The best actor Lwin Moe (Takar Ga Ayeyarwaddy Nya Myar)
The best actress Eindra Kyaw Zin (Myat Hnar Myar De Kaung Kin)
The best supporting actor Nyunt Win (Hlot Hwet Thaw Hinn)
The best supporting actress Soe Myat Nandar ( Chit Chin Nge Pyaing)
Happy New Year!
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