Artists from six countries of Mekong-Lancang region visited Mandalay Yatanar Mall Gems & Jewellery Shopping Mall in Chanayethazan Township, Mandalay yesterday morning.
The young artists from six countries; Myanmar, China, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Viet Nam who already arrived in Mandalay attended a youth meeting at the National University of Art and Culture, Mandalay from 27 to 31 January.
After observing gems and jewelries at the mall, they departed for their respective countries.
Before their departure, youths expressed their feeling.
We got many new friends along with new knowledge. I feel complete on the Myanmar people’s kindness and friendship. On the last day, I feel interested on seeing Gems & Jewellery Shopping Mall and I even asked one more hour to study it. Garnering such kind of chances is one of my hope said an artist from China.
Daw Khin Kyi Pyar, Rector of the University of Art and Culture, Mandalay said that the tour really gives infinity friendship between youths of the six countries. They got so many experiences too and I was happy when I saw they draw, sing and composing the songs during their trip, she said.
As part of their tour the youth Artists also exhibited their respective countries’ handicraft souvenirs at Mekong-Lancang Cultural Exchange Youth Camp at Hotel Shwepyitha in Mandalay from 27 to 31 January.
—Min Htet Aung (Sub-printing house)
(Translated by Kyaw Zin Lin)