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Published on March 12, 2014

Author: michaelasanda

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PowerPoint Presentation: Myanmar 70 Yangon National Museum PowerPoint Presentation: The museum has a rich collection of art and material culture of the indigenous people of Myanmar, royal regalia, musical instruments, decorative arts and two art gallery. The artifacts are displayed in 14 galleries in a five-storey building. The 5-storey National Museum was opened on September 18, 1996 to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the State Law and Order Restoration Council at a cost of 400 million kyats. PowerPoint Presentation: The National Museum of Myanmar, located in Dagon, Yangon, is the main museum of Burmese art, history and culture in Myanmar. PowerPoint Presentation: Founded in 1952, the five-story museum has an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, ornaments, works of art, inscriptions and historic memorabilia, related to history, culture and civilization of Burmese people. The new five story National Museum has been open to public since 18 September 1996 PowerPoint Presentation: Defence Services Museum of Myanmar, Yangon. The purpose of this new three storey museum is to preserve military equipment and artifacts from the period of the Myanmar kings through to the contemporary period. The Museum has 52 showrooms displaying ancient and modern martial arts, weapons, uniforms, emblems, and historical pictures. King Bayinnaung (1516-1581), Empire Builder, the Conqueror of Ten Directions PowerPoint Presentation: King Bayinnaung (1516-1581), Empire Builder, the Conqueror of Ten Directions PowerPoint Presentation: King Bayinnaung (1516-1581), Empire Builder, the Conqueror of Ten Directions PowerPoint Presentation: Sculpture outside National Museum King Anawrahta (The founder of the Second Kingdom of Myanmar PowerPoint Presentation: The Bronze statue of King Alaung Min Tayar (The founder of the Third Kingdom of Myanmar PowerPoint Presentation: The Bronze statue of King Alaung Min Tayar (The founder of the Third Kingdom of Myanmar PowerPoint Presentation: Temple bell Sculpture outside National Museum PowerPoint Presentation: 19th century PowerPoint Presentation: BCE 5th century ~ AD 1st century PowerPoint Presentation: Lion Throne Show Room The main exhibit of National Museum is the Lion Throne. The Lion Throne is over 150 years old and made of Yamanay wood and gilded all over. There are 8 different kinds of thrones but in numbers there are 9 thrones because two of them are similar. The Lion throne was used by King to adjudecate on law cases. Taken to Kolcata for display at the museum there it was returned to Myanmar after Independence in 1948. This is the only throne left intact as the other 8 were destroyed during World War II PowerPoint Presentation: National Museum in Yangon The Royal Regalia of Mandalay PowerPoint Presentation: Bronze, 11-13 th century PowerPoint Presentation: 18th century PowerPoint Presentation: Painter U Ngwe Gaing (1901-1967) PowerPoint Presentation: Royal shoes PowerPoint Presentation: Perhaps fortunately for the artifacts, but less fortunate for visitors, is that the lighting is very poor throughout the gallery, with intermittent fluorescents and the rare tungsten globe in a myriad of unused fittings. It is forbidden to take photographs in the museum and there are very few available on the web to illustrate a presentation PowerPoint Presentation: Ceremonial Royal Dress worn by the last monarch of Burma, King Thibaw, prior to exile to India in 1885. PowerPoint Presentation: The Royal couch of King Mindon, the founder of Mandalay royal capital Mindon Min was the penultimate king of Burma (Myanmar) from 1853 to 1878 The Royal couch was not used for sleeping but for sitting on a sliver mat and lying down with a pillow for taking a rest during the day time PowerPoint Presentation: King Thibaw and his Chief Queen Su Pa Ya Latt at the Mandalay Palace. King Thibaw (1878-85) was the last king of Burma PowerPoint Presentation: The Royal Palace Mandalay, King Mindon statue PowerPoint Presentation: Big betel vessel with rubies PowerPoint Presentation: Fancy bullock cart PowerPoint Presentation: Old Painting by Royal artist Saya Chone showing the Royal Audience Scence artist Saya Chone Royal Family Water Color & Gold plate on Cloth PowerPoint Presentation: Myanmar marionettes PowerPoint Presentation: Myanmar Crafts PowerPoint Presentation: Crocodile xylophone PowerPoint Presentation: Primate fossils of upper eocene epoch (about 40 million years) PowerPoint Presentation: Plumeria (common name Frangipani) is a genus of flowering plants native to Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America as far south as Brazil but can be grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions. They are associated with temples in both Hindu and Buddhist cultures. PowerPoint Presentation: Burma is rich in natural resources, such as gems, jade, gold, tin, antimony, zinc, copper, tungsten, lead, coal, marble, limestone, hardwood timber, fishery reserves, natural gas, petroleum and hydropower. In addition, smiling, laughing, and hard working are the characteristics of the Burmese people. Myanmar is one of the poorest countries in East Asia, with an estimated GDP per capita of between $800-$1,000 and a poverty headcount of 26 percent. Most social indicators are very low. For example, 32 percent of children under five suffer from malnutrition. Myanmar is embarking on a triple transition – from an authoritarian military system to democratic governance, from a centrally directed economy to a market-oriented economy, and from 60 years of conflict to peace in its border areas. These transitions have the potential to create opportunity and shared prosperity for the people of Myanmar and for the country to resume its place as one of the most dynamic economies in Asia. PowerPoint Presentation: Text and pictures: Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foişoreanu www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda Sound Hlaing Win Maung - Tradition of our village

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