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May 21, 2019

Ministries to compete in Htamane making contest in Nay Pyi Taw

Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint addresses the second coordination meeting on organizing a Htamane making competition between the ministries, in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. photo: mna
Union Minister Dr. Pe Myint addresses the second coordination meeting on organizing a Htamane making competition between the ministries, in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. photo: mna

On the full moon of Tabodwe on 19 February, ‘htamane’ making competition of ministries will be held.
A second coordination meeting to hold the competition was held at Ministry of Information and Union Minister for Information Dr. Pe Myint said the competition will be held in Nay Pyi Taw to establish friendship between ministries. Making htamane is a Myanmar tradition and as it requires to be done collectively in unity, familiarity and friendship can be established. Through this, there’ll be more friendship between the ministries. The competition is being organized with an aim to disperse this practice among the people and for other countries to get to know of this cultural tradition of Myanmar said the Union Minister.
Deputy Minister for Information U Aung Hla Tun suggested on preparation works to successfully hold the competition and officials from ministries discussed on sector wise works to be conducted.
After the meeting the Union Minister, Deputy Minister and officials of ministries that attended the meeting went to Wunna Theikdi Sports Ground cycling field where the Myanmar traditional htamane making competition of ministries is to be held.
Myanmar traditional htamane making competition of ministries will be held on the evening of 19 February (ME 1380 Full Moon of Tabodwe) at Wunna Theikdi Sports Ground cycling field and teams representing ministries will participate while entertainments will be provided by Myanma Radio and Television.
Htamane making is one of the events in the traditional events of the 12 months of Myanmar calendar and coordination were being made to hold this event for the first time with the participation of all ministries and arrangements were also being made to invite officials from foreign embassies and international organizations in Myanmar it is learnt. — MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)

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