Myanmar Academy Awards ceremony postponed over COVID-19 spread

5 March

Myanmar’s Academy Award Presentation Ceremony, which was planned to be held at the People’s Square in Yangon on 29 March, is postponed for nearly two months, according to U Nyi Nyi Tun Lwin, Chairman of Myanmar Motion Picture Organization.

“Myanmar’s Academy Award Presentation Ceremony will not be held in March, but it is scheduled to take place in May.” said U Nyi Nyi Tun Lwin at the meeting of Myanmar Motion Picture Organization yesterday.

The decision came after the advices for public by the World Health Organization, and the Ministry of Health and Sports.

“Our Motion Picture Organization’s patrons, and executives, officials from the ceremony’s main sponsor Bella Company, and organizers of the event made the decision.” said U Zaw Myint Oo, Secretary of the organization.

The postponed date, and venue will be announced by the Myanmar Motion Picture Organization.—Khin Thuzar Win (FDC)(Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)