National Theatre of Yangon

The National Theatre of Yangon (Burmese: အမျိုးသားဇာတ်ရုံ), located in Yangon, is a national theatre of Myanmar. The theatre is used for cultural exchange programs with foreign countries, for departmental workshops, religious ceremonies, prize giving ceremonies, performing arts competitions, and for musical stage shows.[1]

National Theatre of Yangon
အမျိုးသားဇာတ်ရုံ
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AddressMyoma Kyaung Street
Yangon
Myanmar
Coordinates16°47′02″N 96°08′57″E / 16.7839°N 96.1493°E / 16.7839; 96.1493
TypeNational theatre
Opened1991

HistoryEdit

The theater was constructed with aid from People's Republic of China. Construction began on 3 June 1987 and completed on 30 January 1991. Of the total cost of 215.47 million kyats, the Chinese government contributed 150 million kyats and the Burmese side contributed the remainder.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Theatre". Retrieved 2008-11-03.
  2. ^ "National Theatre". Ministry of Culture. Archived from the original on 2002-10-19. Retrieved 2008-11-03.