Multimedia - The Irrawaddy

A ceremony to honor the heritage of Rangoon’s General Post Office was held on Friday morning at the iconic building on Strand Road.

Artist Nan Da has traveled throughout Burma since 2014 in search of moments of authenticity found in the faces of the country’s beggars and farmers.

The works of 27 Burmese artists will be on view at Rangoon’s Cloud 31 Gallery from May 23 to 31.

A photo exhibition offers an intimate view into Burma’s LGBT community, challenging social stigma and misperceptions surrounding gender and identity.

For a relatively small ethnic group couched in a remote region along Burma’s eastern border, the Wa have a particularly colorful cultural presence.

Tycoons and the military swept the field at Naypyidaw’s Presidential Honor Awards on Friday, held to recognize business, society and sporting achievements.

A three-day cartoon exhibition focusing on natural resource governance in Burma opens at the River Ayeyarwaddy gallery in downtown Rangoon.

New photos reveal the cramped and squalid living conditions of the thousands of migrants trapped in fishing boats on the Bay of Bengal.

The majority of the population is ethnically Shan, though smaller ethnic groups—including Palaung, Lisu, and Akha—also reside in the lively mountain town.

Car lovers are offered a glimpse of classic beauty at Burma’s first vintage auto expo, showcasing refurbished vehicles from the pre-war days to the 1970s.

At this seaside village in Mon State, the pungent smell of fish is a daily reality for the 300 households that make up “New Andin.”

Daw Ni Ni found her calling when she moved to Dala and inadvertently transformed her home into a much-needed refuge for abandoned children.

Tea is tops in Mong Mao, a district of the Wa Special Region in northeastern Burma’s Shan State where opium poppies once bloomed.

Leaders and commanders from 13 ethnic armed groups wrap up a six-day conference on Burma’s nationwide ceasefire process, held in the semi-autonomous Wa Special Region.

Locals get creative to beat the summer heat in sweltering downtown Rangoon.

The Irrawaddy visits unkempt remains of the former headquarters of the Communist Party of Burma, as ethnic leaders convene in remote Wa Special Region.

Panghsan is the capital of the Wa Special Region, an autonomous enclave where the everyday lives of its inhabitants has rarely been documented.

Once a thriving industry in the Mon State village of Mudoon, these days only two families continue a long tradition of producing writing slate.

Mongla rebels tell visiting ethnic leaders and reporters that “full control” over their area helped establish “a complete system of government” that provides public services.

Rangoon’s Lokanat Gallery puts 76 painting of 17 contemporary Burmese artists on display, offering visitors a taste of a range of different artistic styles.