Aung Htet from Eain Mat Sone Yar

I admit that I’m not much of a fan of local singing competitions. I tried to watch them, but I usually ended up feeling annoyed at how the contestants are trying to sing in the same style as their idols so I thought they weren’t really creative. Well, even though I didn’t like them, Eain Mat Sone Yar’s quite popular in the country. I used to wonder what will happen to the winners of that singing competitions because there are like over 10 seasons now. Now, I’m pretty sure that this guy’s going to become a big star. Continue reading

Almost Paradise at the Ngapali Beach


The beautiful sunset at the Ngapali Beach

While most people in the country were counting the days for the start of the Thingyan Water Festival and the so-called 10-day vacations, I was actually waiting for the New Year’s Day (April 17) as it was the day my real vacation starts. Unlike last year’s trip to Bagan, I have decided to relax at the Ngapali Beach this year. This was my second time to the famous beach after my first one back in 2002. Continue reading

Did Yair Yint Aung plagiarize Taeyang’s Eyes, Nose, Lips?


This is not how I want to start the New Year, but some of the Kpop fans have been criticizing Yair Yint Aung (also pronounced as Ye’ Yint Aung) for plagiarizing Korean R&B artist Taeyang’s famous song “Eyes, Nose, Lips”, which won the Song of the Year at last year’s MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards).  Continue reading