First Myanmar car racing feild made by the Japan technology will be opened by Glaxy Racing Karts group on 2nd November near Thuwana stadium. Driving courses will be taught and it is divided into two groups (1) between 6 and 12 years old and (2) above 12 years old.There are 12 cars with 2 storke engine which can be driven 60km per hour and 3 cars with 4 storke engine which can be driven 120km per hour.It will be raised to 60 cars laters.Members are also being accepted.
Myanmar boxing contests (Thai Vs Myanmar) were celebrated at Thuwana stadium on October 24th and 25th.The results are as follow:
Lone Chaw(Myanmar)=lat Mon Khun(Thai) Draw
Saw Ngaman(Myanmar)=Htan Wah Lik(Thai) Draw
Myanmar Airway International (MAI) and Bangkok Airline (PG) are flying daily flight schedules (Ygn - BKK - Ygn) from the date of 25th Oct 2009.
Traveler's guide books for 2010-2011 are being sold now. It elaborates more detailed facts of the restaurants and their prices in comparing with the book published in 2008.
Intending for the rich in Myanmar, advertisements for tour programs for Korea are now seen. It costs US$ 1600 for 6 nights 7days and US$ 2200 for 9 nights 10 days respectively for one person. It includes air ticket, visa, accommodation, food, transportation and guide.
The Inya Lake organises in cooperation with Art + under patronage of the German Ambassador a week long festival of classical music with internationally renowned artists. The festival starts on Tuesday the 20th and will last till Sunday the 24th of October. Please contact the website of the German Embassy (www.rangun.diplo.de) for the program. Most concerts start at 6:30 PM and the entry will be free.
On October 15, communal walking event of the blind from Myanmar wasn celebrated in Yangon. About 800 blind people from the blind schools of Myanmar participated in he event, which started from Pyay Road in the west of Shwedagon pagoda to the city hall. With the encouragement of the Yangon city hall staff and local people, they competed until they reached to the goal.
The travel guide booklet for 2010 which intends to be convenient for tourists coming to Myanmar has been published. It will be distributed free of charge for the customers of Sanay travels & tours.
" City Mart", one of the popular shopping centers in Myanmar, is now issuing monthly journal. Whoever can take it free of charge and it describes about advertisements, new commodities selling at City Mart, quiz for children, cooking methodsand astrology.
New 5000 Kyats note has been issued from October 1 and gradually has been used in the market circulation. The size is 15 x7 cm and the color is red like the banknotes in the past.
Shops are being prepared in advance for a lot of pilgrims who will visit to " Kyait Htee Yoo " pagoda from October.
At the shops of the stairways of the ancient pagoda " Inn Tane " at the Inn Lay lake, the people who never give up in life though they have no hands are painting pictures on boxes with their feet instead of their hands for their living. And their works are well.
These are "Thai dragon fruits" that are imported from Thailand.They are bigger than the fruits from Myanmar and the price is 2,000 Kyats higher per fruit than that from here.
By Nishigaki Mitsuru