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Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends prize-giving for wooden carving competitions

Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham views Myanmar handicrafts and sculptures at Cooperative Business Centre.—mna
Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham views Myanmar handicrafts and sculptures at Cooperative Business Centre.—MNA

Yangon, 8 Dec — Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attended a prize-giving ceremony for wooden carving competitions held here Sunday.
Among those attending the event at the cooperative business centre were union ministers, the Yangon Region’s chief minister, senior department officials and the contestants.
Union Minister for Cooperatives U Kyaw Hsan delivered the opening speech at the ceremony, followed by the explanation of a panel of judges for the competition.
A total of 150 sculptures were entered in the competition under two genres of free style and modern style, and each category had four levels of prizes with a total of 19 awards worth K15.5 million plus gold coins.
The sculpture competition has been held every year since 2009, except for 2011.
Before the ceremony, Dr Sai Mauk Kham and senior government officials looked around the traditional artifacts displayed at the building.

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