Category: Community

Articles on Burmese community with the following sub sections – Letters, Memory, Portrait, Talks, Experience, Travelogue, Others, Burmese Overseas

History Recall by Junior Win

‘Our histories are never dead to us, because we have never forgotten them.’ (Junior Win’s A Memory of My Grandparents. 2015) I wrote a book ‘A Memory of My Grandparents’ to held the hundredth anniversary of my grandparents in 2015.…

The Act of Respectful Deed by Junior Win

In our Burmese custom, during the Thadingyut festival, young people brought foods, or cakes or gifts, and they offered in front of their teachers or adults, and paid respect. My grandpa was a teacher, and he received gifts, and respect…

Sequel; Write What We Like by Junior Win

(My grandma; Khin Myo Chit (writer).) Grandma’s one of her translated works; Dennis Wheatley’s Strange Conflict I read many times with excitement. At that time, I had not read the original yet. I only read grandma’s Burmese translation. (Grandma’s translated…

Generation Desk by Junior Win

When I was a child, I used to see my grandma (Khin Myo Chit – writer) typing or writing at her beautiful desk. The desk was made by wood, well-polished, and it seemed shined through my eyes. I did not…

Sequel; Homes Sweet Homes by Junior Win

(My grandparents (U) Khin Maung Latt, and Khin Myo Chit (writer) in 1965)) Houses They Lived In 1943, my grandparents stayed at 408-410 Dalousie Road, 24 Zabuyit Street, SANCHAUNG, Rangoon. I saw the address at the back-cover of the book;…