This photo shows oranges from Aung Pan in Shan State. They are available from the beginning of December to the end of February. Prices range from K 50 to 120 according to sizes.
Tender sales of Myanmar pearls will be held at Inya Lake Hotel from February 22 to 24. Merchants from 15 countries were reportedly invited. Over 100,000 pearls will be sold at the auction.
Japanese Film Festivaljointly sponsored by Japanese Embassy and Japan Foundationwill take place from January 25 to 26. Free tickets are available at Japanese Embassy from January 15 to 25. A ticket is for two persons.
Delicious Japanese Kimchi fried rice, minced meat wrapped in dough,and rice roll(Sushi), Chinese food, Thai Food, coffee, snacks and soft drinks are available at a new restaurant, Cafe Ballagio, at No 81, corner of New University Avenue and Saya San Road, Bahan Township.
A pet dogs and cats competition had been held at Myanmar Fishery Federation on January 20 and 21st. Entrey fee was Kyats 3000. A total of 16 prizes had been awarded.
Thazin, species of orchid, (Bulbophyllum auricomun) comes into season now. Women wear this orchid at special occasions such as convocation ceremonies and wedding receptions. Prices range from K 200 to K1500.
Yangon Zoological Garden will celebrate its 101st anniversary for five days starting from January 16. The garden is 101 years old on January 25. The celebration includes special programmes for childen.
Branch of Mr. Guitar, "Mr. Guitar Suki House" is located at No 247/269 Shwegondine Road, Bahan Township. The shop offers a wide variety of food Chinese,Thai, and Hot pot. Opening hours from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Art lovers will have a chance to view work of 31 artists including famous artist Win Pe Myint at a collective art exhibition "Page 2007"to be held at No 628- 632, Merchant Street from January 11 to 17. Admission is free of charge.
This is called "Khaung Nin Maung" .that is made by glutinous rice. Many of them eat this for their breakfast. These are very similar with Japanese typical food and many of Japanes likes this.
Myanmar Traditional Boxing Tournament sponsored by Myanmar Traditional Boxing Federation and T & T Group held at Karaweik Garden on January 7, 2007. Entrance Fee K4000 per head.
Branch of "Feel Garden" is located on Minye Kyaw Swa Road in front of
Central Woman Hospital in Ahlone Township in Yangon.European food, Chinese food, Thai food and Japanese style Sushi and Tenmpura are available at the shop. Customers can enjoy dinner in the evening on the lawn. Opening hours 10:30 am to 11:00 pm.
Happy New Year!
By Nishigaki Mitsuru