October 20, 2017

Myanmar, China hold flood fundraising concert

The funds generated by the event would be donated to flood victims. Photo: MNA
The funds generated by the event would be donated to flood victims. Photo: MNA

A concert titled “Support Myanmar” was held at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium in Yangon yesterday to raise funds for flood victims around the country. The concert was organised by the Myanmar-Chinese Friendship Association and the Chinese-Myanmar Friendship Association. Yangon Region Chief Minister U Myint Swe said the funds generated by the event would be donated to flood victims. In his speech, he also thanked the concert organisers and participating artists and expressed hope for a long friendship between Myanmar and China.
The concert was attended by Myanmar-Chinese Friendship Association chairman U Sein Win Aung, vice-chairman of the Chinese-Myanmar Friendship Association Mr Feng Zuoku and China’s ambassador to Myanmar Mr Hong Liang.
Artists from both Myanmar and China performed dances and songs, and there was also a presentation on the effects of the floods that hit Myanmar in recent months.

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