National Landmark Sculpturing and Painting Youth Camp for LMC Fine Arts Students project launched

The launching of the National Landmark Sculpting and Paint­ing Youth Camp for LMC Fine Arts Students, one of the pro­jects of the Mekong-Lancang cooperation scheme, was held at Yadanabon hall in Mandalay via virtual system yesterday morning.


First, the ceremony was opened performances with a My­anmar traditional spirit dance.


Then, Union Minister of Reli­gion Affairs and Culture U Ko Ko said that the People’s Republic of China, Cambodia, Laos, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Thai­land and Viet Nam have been relying on the Mekong River at Mekong-Lancang river basin as regional member countries. The National Landmark Sculpting and painting Youth Camp for LMC Fine Arts Students, which includes young sculptors and painting artists from six member countries in the Mekong-Lan­cang region, was hosted by the National University of Arts and Culture (Mandalay) in Mandalay on 29 and 30 January.


Next, Chief Minister of the Mandalay Region U Maung Ko, Minister Counselor Dr Zheng Zhihong from Chinese Embassy to Myanmar, Vice Chair of the Mekong-Lancang cooperation committee U Win Zeyar Tun from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs extended greetings.


After that, painting and sculpture expert from China Ms Jixian Huang and Myan­mar expert Dr Pyae Phyo Kyaw discussed the history of the art and sculpture. Then, a song and dance in honour of Mekong-Lan­cang cooperation was presented.


The project on Nation­al Landmark Sculpting and Painting Youth Camp for LMC Fine Arts Students will con­tinue for the second day on 30 January. —MNA/KZW