May 9, 2011

2011 Burmese (Myanmar) Community Center Fundraising Event, July 9, 2011

Objectives of the Event:

1. To Continue the fundraisers and awareness for building of the first Burmese (Myanmar) Community and Cultural Center in San Francisco Bay Area;

2. To Showcase Burmese ethnic cultures and traditional foods to international communities &

3. To Collaborate and join-force with individual and community organizations as presenting Talents of Bay Area Burmese Community.

Event Donors (so far):
1. An Anonymous Burmese Monk :  $1,200

2. Rick Heizman and Ma Su Wai:  $150

3. Ko Cho Oo and Ma Su Su Thein Family:  $100

4. Ko Mow Kyaw Thu and Ko Nyi Nyi Than:  $100 

5. Burmese Muslim Association (BMA):  $50

6. U Victor Win and Daw Jean Gale:  $50

7. U Khin Maung Cho and Daw Saw Myat Mar:  $50

Event Sponsors (so far):
1. Diamond Sponsor ($500): CHAA (Community Health for Asian Americans)

2. Diamond Sponsor ($500): Jennifer Curry (State Farm)

3. Jade Sponsor ($400): United States Burmese Medical Association (USBMA)

4. Gold Sponsor ($200): Dr. Simon Lim, D.D.S

5. Gold Sponsor ($200): Ko Steven (Omega Auto Repair)

6. Gold Sponsor ($200): Jin Lan (Linda) Shieh (New York Life Insurance)

7. Silver Sponsor ($100): Honda Ko Aung Than

8. Silver Sponsor ($100): Ma Barbara Shu

9. Silver Sponsor ($100): Jamie Jian

10. Silver Sponsor ($100): Dr. Gloria Khoo, D.D.S

11. Silver Sponsor ($100): Judy Tay (New York Life Insurance)

12. Silver Sponsor ($100): Dr. Thynn Thynn Lynn and Patrick Wong

13. Silver Sponsor ($100): Maymar Lim, Financial Services

14. Silver Sponsor ($100): Htoo Htet (Burma Logistics)

15. Silver Sponsor ($100): Milton Yang

16. Silver Sponsor ($100): Dr. Maung MAung Thaw, D.D.S

17. Bronze Sponsor ($50): Phoo Pwint Store (Former Aung Jewelry)

Event Sponsorship Form (Please be proud to be a Sponsor of Burmese Community)

Event Programs:

1. The Cultural and Talent Show of Bay Area Burmese Community:
(1) Amy ("Pan Kalay Myar Pwint Dot Mye" Dancing)

(2) Victoria Khaw "Achit Myarr Latt Saung" (Singing)

(3) Hnin Haymar Myo ("Thabin Tae Ma Lay Hnin Si" Classic Burmese Dance)

(4) Burmese Puppet Dance (Khin Khin Ohn, Hamonee, Lin Thu Hein, Jessica & Kenneth)

(5) Ronald Huang "Grenade" (Singing)

(6) "Pho Maung Lar Pe" Poem (By Maung Ye Than)

(7) "Thabyay Nyo" Poem (By Ma Su Myat Than)

(8) "Karen Traditional" Dance (By Oakland Burmese Ethnic Families)
(9) "Burmese Traditional Oil Lamp Dance" (Theravada Buddhist Youth Group - TBYG)

(10) Lia Lian (Singing)

(11) Hhet Lan (Artist - Painting)

(12) Chin Youth Organizatoin (CYO/BAC) ("Come to Chinland" Singing)

(13) "Thingyan Ko Chit Lo" Burmese New Year Water Festival Dance (By Ei Ei Phyu and Oakland Girls)

(1) First Prize Trophy plus $200
(2) Second Prize Trophy plus $150
(3) Third Prize Trophy plus $100
(4) Consolation Prize -1 ($50)
(5) Consolation Prize -2 ($50)
(6) Audience Favorite Performance Award - By Audience's Votes ($100)
(7) 2011 BMCCFR Food Fair Best Seller Trophy Award!

2. Burmese Models, Fashion Show and "Ahla Kabar Myay" Pathein Umbrella Dance

(a) Hnin Haymar Myo

(b) Nay Chi Min Tun

(c) Chan Mon Min Htin

(d) Su Su Tun
(e) Theint Theint Tun

(f) Tin Nandar

3. Other Interesting Entertainment Programs

(1) Emily "Yuu Dol Mel" (Singing)

(2) Theint Theint Tun and Su Su Tun "Karen Traditional Done Yein" (Dance)

(3) Zayanda and Su Wai  "Min Nhae Mha" (Duet, Song Writer - Away)

(4) Sein Htet Htet (Burmese Comedian Act)

4. Speical Health Education and Discussion by United States Burmese Medical Association (USBMA)

5. 'Real Life Pictures of Burma' Photo Show (By Rick Heizman)

6. 'Amazing Burma' Art Show (By Dr. Yee Yee Htwe)

7. Literary Talk  'From Academy Actress to Social Activist - In the Land I Love'  (By Academy "Swe Zin Htaik")

The List of Burmese Food Fair Donors (so far):
 Food Fair Donors are welcome. Your Helps are much appreciated! Tax Return receipts and Complementary Talent Show tickets will be given out to all the food donors. Thanks!

Event Coordinators

1. Program and Entertainment Coordinator - Ma Theint Theint Tun (Sabrina)

2. Burmese Food Fair Coordinator - Daw Htway Lay Khine

3. Tickets and Facility Coordinator - Ko Kyaw Min Oo

4. Stage and Decoration Coordinator - Ko Kyaw Kyaw Soe

5. Table and Volunteer Coordinator - Ko Kyaw Lin Htat

6. Sponsors Coordinator - Ma Nwe Oo

7. General Coordinator - Ko Wai Phyo

8. Publicist - Ko Hpyo Wai Hpyo

9. Talent Show Judges Coordinator - Ma Su Wai

10. MCs - Ko Htet Lin Naing and Ma Ashley Takami

Event Helpers

1. Make-Up - Chit Ma Ma Salon

2. Sound System - Ko Harry Chin

3. Video - Ko Min Min and Eagle Group, Burmese Classic Media

4. Photography - U Stephen Khine, Mitchell Bonner, Nandi Kyaw Min, Ko Tet & More 

5. Flowers - Daw Ni Ni Win Hlaing

6. Burmese Talent Show Judges - Su Wai, Dr. Thynn Thynn Lynn, Mie Mie Chiong, Ni Ni Win Hlaing, Dr. Yee Yee Htwe and Academy Swe Zin Htaik

Event Volunteers

1. Lai Chow
2. Myat Soe Mon
3. Nandi Kyaw Min
4. Phyo Sandi Aung
5. Zarni Tun
6. Win Min
7. Nay Lin
8. Thin Wit Yee
9. Thura Ko
10. Aye Aye Aung
11. Zargy Myint Aung
12. Ei Darli Myint Aung
13. Kevin Lin
14. Lai's Brother
15. Wint Wah Lwin
16. Chi Wong @ Ye Ye
17. Naing Naing Oo
18. Sanda Win
19. Myint Myint Khine @ Ah Nge Ma
20. Zaw Win Htut
21. San Ko Ko
22. Han Htun
23. Dave Maung
24. Saw Naing Htwe

Organized and Participated by the following Organizations:

1. Burmese (Myanmar) Community Center Committee (BMCCC)

2. Burmese Youth Association (BYA)

3. Myanmar American Buddhist Association (MABA)

4. Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA)

5. Bay Area Project Help Burma Social Aid Group
6. Burmese Methodist Fellowship

7. United States Burmese Medical Association (USBMA)

8. Burmese Classic Media Team

9. Myanmar Student Club (MSC) Soccer Team

10. Burmese American Democratic Alliance (BADA) Youths 

11. Theravada Buddhist Youth Group (TBYG) 

12. Saw Taw Win II Dhamma Center Family 

13. Burmese Muslim Association (BMA) 

14. Oakland Burmese Ethnic Families

15. Chin Youth Organization (CYO/Bay Area - California)

16. Theravada Dhamma Society (TDS)

17. Mandalay Gazette

Please come support your Community Event! Thanks.

Burmese Food!

Burmese Food!

Paying Respect to Community Elders!

Paying Respect to Community Elders!

Fun Activities!

Fun Activities!

Miss Thingyan Pageant!

Miss Thingyan Pageant!

Traditional Music and Dance!

Traditional Music and Dance!
And You are Cordially invited to our Burmese New Year Thingyan Cultural Festival!

2012 Thingyan Footages! By Eagle and Shwe Videos

Our Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement
SF Bay Area Burmese (Myanmar) Community Center Initiative Mission Statement