Union Minister observes documentaries, cultural demonstration of ethnic groups

Union Minister Nai Thet Lwin observes the ethnic demonstration of playing the traditional pipe with the nose yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Nai Thet Lwin observes the ethnic demonstration of playing the traditional pipe with the nose yesterday. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Ethnic Affairs Nai Thet Lwin attended the screening of documentaries on ethnic groups and a demonstration of playing a traditional pipe with the nose by another ethnic group conducted at Ministry of Ethnic Affair assembly hall in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
The documentaries were of Danaw ethnic people from Shan State, Kalaw Township Taung Po Hla Village and Yintale ethnic people from Kayah State Pasawng Township Won Ong Village while the pipe playing with the nose was demonstrated by a Dai Chin ethnic people.
Also present at the screening of the documentaries and cultural demonstration were Deputy Minister U Hla Maw Oo, directors general and departmental personnel.
First, Department of Ethnical Literature and Culture Director General explained about making documentaries on the lives of ethnic groups Yintale and Danaw that were almost on the verge of disappearing. Documentaries on their history, belief, traditions, festivals and lives were then screen. Next, Daw Shwe Ma Na, an ethnic Dai Chin woman from Chin State, Kanpetlet Township demonstrated the playing of a pipe with the nose and Union Minister Nai Thet Lwin presented a cash award.
Producing and showing the documentaries of ethnic people that were on the verge of disappearing were expected to encourage ethnic nationals to value and maintain their literature, language, cultures and traditions.
The practice of playing a pipe with the nose will be taught to personnel in National Races Village (Yangon) to demonstrate to the public it is learnt. — MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)

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