Patron of Myanmar Theatrical Association versatile puppeteer U Sein Tun Kyi passes away

The Myanmar Theatrical Association recently announced the demise of the versatile puppeteer, U Sein Tun Kyi, due to old age on 16 February, marking an irreplaceable loss. He was 86 years old.
U Nay Win, the secretary of the association, stated that they contributed K500,000 towards the expenses for his funeral.
“Sayagyi U Sein Tun Kyi was an outstanding puppeteer, skilled in both singing and emoting like an actor or actress while manipulating the puppets. He was a patron of our association and also served as a judge in performing arts competitions. While in Nay Pyi Taw for the competition, he received medical care from our association and the government. The association supported him not only in life but also in his demise,” said U Nay Win.
Sayagyi U Sein Tun Kyi dedicated his entire life to the advancement of traditional Myanmar puppetry. — ASH /TRKM

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