The 7th Yangon Photo Festival opened on the day of the 100th Anniversary of General Aung San’s birthday (13 February 1915), on the eve of Valentine’s Day, hence the festival is placed under the theme of “Love”, that encompasses love from a people for their leaders as seen in these two world premiere exhibitions: one is by Burmese photographer Maung Maung Gyi about the funerals of General Aung San, considered as the Father of Burmese Independence who was assassinated the 19th July 1947 in Rangoon when his daughter Aung San Suu Kyi was barely two years old.
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