Anyeint competition and dances included in Myanmar Democracy Film Festival

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Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint delivers speech at the meeting for holding Myanmar Democracy Film Festival. Photo: MNA

Anyeint (traditional dance) competition will be included as an entertainment programme in the Myanmar Democracy Film festival that will be held from 15 to 21 September, acording to an organising committee of the Myanmar Democracy Film Festival that
The committee held its meeting yesterday afternoon at Myanmar Radio and Television meeting hall in Yangon, and it was attended by Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint.
At the meeting, director Thuya, also known as U Zargana, said Anyeint competitions will be held (for Anyeint troupes) not only in and from Yangon and Mandalay but also in and from upper Myanmar towns like Pakokku, Kyaukpadaung, Meiktila, Myingyan, Monywa, Shwebo and lower Myanmar towns such as Mawlamyine, Pathein, Pyay. Arrangements are being made to send out invitations. Preliminary selections will be held simultaneously in Yangon and Mandalay on 28, 29 and 30 August. Three Anyeint troupes from upper Myanmar and three from lower Myanmar will be selected and the competition will be held among the six. Ten prizes consisting of first, second, third prizes and three consolation prizes for Anyeint troupes, best comedian, best lead female dancer, best band prizes and audience selected best Anyeint troupe prize are planned to be awarded, said U Zargana.
Next, director Maung Thiha, who is the responsible person for organising Myanmar Democracy Anyeint competition and entertainment, said the singing and comedic acts should represent and promote peace and must not include any words or actions that are offensive to any religion, ethnic, nationality or person.
He discussed the marking scheme and general rules such as the number of dancers and comedians per Anyeint troupe. Other attendees to the meeting also offered their suggestions and remarks.

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