December 10, 2017
From The Global New Light of Myanmar

 

Grand Final and Awarding ceremony of Peace music Festival held in Yangon


THE grand final event and awarding ceremony of 2017 peace music festival was held yesterday night at People’s Park, Dagon Township, Yangon. The 2017 Peace music festival was supervised by Ministry of Information, supporting nation peace process.
        Union Minister for Information Dr Pe Myint and wife, Union Minister for Industry U Khin Maung Cho and wife, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye and wife, Union Minister for Ethnic Affair Nai Thet Lwin and wife, Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein and wife, Region Hluttaw Speaker U Tin Maung Tun and wife, Deputy Speaker U Lin Naing Myint, cabinet member ministers and wives , Yangon Region Attorney-General U Han Htoo, departmental officials, invited guests and music lovers were in attendance.
        Before the competition started, donors and well-wishers handed over the cash for holding the festival successfully to U Myint Htwe Director General of Myanma Radio and Television (MRTV) who accepted the cash and returned the certificates of honors to the donors.
        In the competition, Phyu Hla, a singer from Sittway competed with the song of composer Kai Zar “U Ma Kwe Theik Ma Pyet”, Kyu Kyu Khaing from Kalay competed with the song of composer Shwe Tai Nyunt “Thiri Yadana”, Sa Paung from Hpa-An competed with the song of composer Kaung Zaw “Sit Ma Pyit Nae” and May Thu Kyaw from Yangon competed with the song of composer Naung Naung (SF) “Chuin Chet Ma Shi”.
        Then, Sa Paung and May Thu Kyaw competed with the duet song “Say Yaung Chal Par” composed by Min Chit Thu and Phyu Hla and Kyu Kyu Khaing competed with the duet song “Pan Tai Mwe Par Saw” composed by Myat Lay.
        The winner, May Thu Kyaw (PMF10) was awarded Ks 30 million and the first runner up, Kyu Kyu Khaing (PMF09) was awarded Ks 20 million by Union Minister Dr Pe Myint.
       The second runner up, Phyu Hla (PMF03) was awarded Ks10 million and the third runner up, Sa Paung (PMF07) was awarded Ks 5 million by Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein. The seven consolation winners were awarded Ks3 million each by the officials.
        The Peace Music Festival was supervised by Ministry of Information and held by MRTV across the nation with the aim of arousing public awareness and support of and cooperation in the national reconciliation, the national unity, the internal peace and the democratic federal state.
        The well-known singers, Myanmar classic singer Yi Yi That, Zaw Paing, R Zarni, Aung Htet, Acid, Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein, Yadana Mai, Chan Chan, Ni Ni Khin Zaw and seven consolation winners also attended and entertained.

 

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