Kyaukse Nyan Lin Htet’s elephant dance troupe will be performing at the Children’s Literary Festival coming to Tachilek.
Led by the model elephant actor Nyan Lin Htet, the troupe has secured three first place prizes in dancing competitions. He is the son of famous elephant actor Sayar Zaw Gyi Maung, who has six gold medals.
Also performing alongside them are musicians Paw Shan, Shin Tun (Myanmar literature), Sine Prince Zaw Thu Hein, Mel Naw (Mandalay), and Mahn Pan Trazan Phe (PyinOoLwin).
The troupe was invited Abbot U Jotika to perform in Thailand in 2017. In addition, they have also performed in previous children literary festivals in Mawlamyine, Monywa, Yangon, Sagaing, Sittway, Myitkyina and Bago. Everyone is invited to come see their performance in Tachilek on 25 and 26 June. —Ko Ko Naing (Mine Yu) (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)