June 18, 2009

Event Programs

1. Burmese Ethnic Food Fair (Tasty Burmese Traditional Foods, Drinks and Desserts! From 10:30 am to 2:30 pm)

2. Bay Area Christian Meit Thahaya Band (Fisherman Music Entertainment Group), Broken Saints Band, The Encore Band, famous Rock Singer Htun Htun and Bay Area Singers such as Zayanda

"Fragrance of Burma" Art Show ('Myanma Yanant Phachi Pya Pwe')
Artists: Zaw Zaw
Dominic Chiong (Dr. Mg Mg)
Dr. Tin Thiri <http://www.sriasiaarts.com/> &
Ko Arkar

4. "Real Life Images of Burma" Photo Exhibition ('Myanma Pone Yate Datpone Pya Pwe')
Photographer: Rick Heizman

5. "Essay Contest" ('Sarsisarkone Pyaing Pwe')

Title: "Kyahnote Toe Ei Shwe Eain Met Myar" (in Burmese)
"My Community Dreams" (in English)
(You can come and compete in our sit-in Essay contest either in Burmese or in English. We will judge on your writing styles and ideas.)

Judges: U Hla Min, Ko Maung Yit, Ko Htain Linn & Nyan Oo Maung
Prizes: First Prize - $100
Second Prize - $50
Third Prize - $20
(Sponsored by U Hla Min)

Time: From 11 am to 12:30 pm on the event day (August 9, 2009).
(The Competitor must arrive 15 minutes earlier to the contest place.)

"Free Health Screening" (Special program for Bay Area Burmese Community from Northern California Burmese Doctors)
By: United States Burmese Medical Association (USBMA)

7. "Free Financial Consulting" (Special financial consulting for Burmese people from Burmese finance professionals)
By: Bay Area Burmese Financial Planning Service Society (BABFPSS)

8. "US Census Fun Quizzes and Free Gifts"
(By 2010 US Cenus Committee for the People of Burma)

9. "Mandalay: The 150th Anniversary of the Founding" special Literature Show & Video Documentary
(World famous Mandalay, the last Royal capital of Burma, celebrated its 150th Anniversary in Royal style!)

Click here to read 'Mandalay' Poem by Rudyard Kipling:

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