During my visit to Yangon, my cousin sister surprised me and said, “I still have the paper with the song that you wrote for Kha Lay Ah Thin.” Kha Lay stands for a child and the associated age of innocence. Ah Thinn stands for a club or an […]

Names : S

U San Aung (Sydney Tin) Attended PPBRSKnown as Ko PyuPlayed the Bass Guitar and Drums with bands notably TAMPS (named for Tin Aung, Austin Xavier, Mra Tun, Pierpont Morgan and Sydney San Aung).Hobbies : Repair of cars, radiosParents : U Chit Tin, Daw Than YiBrothers : Mya Aung, […]

Burmese Music

U Khin Zaw (“K”), Director, Burma Broadcasting Service Article written in 1958 What is Burmese music like? To ears accustomed only to Western music, ours may at first be a little disconcerting. It may seem more like a medley of spontaneous, unrelated sounds than a careful composition. And […]


First Words The first words learned by children all over the world is “Mother” and it variants. English Mother, Mom, Mum, Mummy, Mama Usage : Mother TongueMother EarthMotherland Myanmar Ah May, Mi Gin, Mway Mi Gin, Ah Mi, Mae Daw Usage : Mae Daw Maya Ah Mi Myay […]

Some Visits

Ngapali My poem “The Ngapali Beach” was published in the Forward Magazine. I received fifteen kyats for the poem.The illustrator received fifty kyats. Bohmu Ba Thaw (Maung Thaw Kha) was Chief Editor of the Forward Magazine. He jokingly asked me if I would be interested to join him. […]

My Visits

I have described my visits in varying details. They include Ngapali Three Trips Inlay Four Trips SydneyHosts : U Sein Myint Maung and Daw Khin Aye Mu Niagara Falls Part of the whirlwind tour of Canada and East Coast of USA England and WalesHosts : Dr. Khin Tun […]