December 17, 2017
From The Global New Light of Myanmar

 

Queen of traditional songs celebrates 75th Birthday


Mar Mar Aye or the Queen of Myanmar folk songs celebrated her 75th anniversary birthday on the stage she sang together with many of the famous vocalists in Mandalay.
        Her 75th birthday under the title “Diamond Jubilee Music Concert” was held on Saturday evening at National Theatre in the city well-known for its preservation and love for the traditions and culture. The event was opened with the melodies of Mandalay Myoma Music Troupe and Sai Tint Lwin Traditional Orchestra troupe. Then, Mar Mar Aye (Daw mar Mar Aye) presented gifts to four elderly musicians as a token of love and respect. Authors U Kyaw Yin Myint and Sue Nget gave birthday wishes and talks in honour of the Queen.
        Then, Daw Mar Mar Aye, together with Mandalay Thein Zaw, Academy Yan Aung, Academy Cho Pyone, Academy Htun Aeindra Bo, Htay Htay Myint, Yi Yi Khin, Nan Win and group, Mg Thein Win, Than Htun Lay, Shwe Yi Thein Tan and the scholars of Daw Mar Mar Aye from Singapore and American, Wine La Min Aung, May Thet Htar Swe, Dr Hla Bu, Min Aung Khaing, Zayan Ma, Ye Nanda, Naung Ye Htut, Thae Nu Wah, Me Me Chaung, Babra and other performers entertained with the songs in honors. Several channels also broadcast live the event.

 

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