In Myanmar there is a wide range of different cultures but the two main ones are Bamar and Buddhism.
The Bamar culture in the country has largely come from the country’s neighbours and it can be seen represented in the country’s music, dance, cuisine, language, and even its theatre.
In traditional villages in Myanmar, the monastery is generally the central part of life. Monks are very much admired by the people and are supported in almost all activities that they do. When a boy in the country comes of age he is required to enter the monastery and stay there [...]
Myanmar is a country with many different religions and throughout the year there are several festivals that will celebrate all of them. However, despite the religious diversity of the country, those who are not Buddhist will generally be persecuted. This is not a subtle form of persecution and generally those who are not Buddhist will find it impossible to get a job in the government, or be employed in the military.
While this might not be such a major problem for many people in the developed world, in Myanmar government and military work is one of the best routes to [...]