Honorable Mention TOKYO-2020 People / Children

Yaung Pay Suu Village

  • Photographer
    Win Tun Naing
  • Technical Info
    Fujifilm X-t2 And Sony ?7r Iii (lce-7rm3)
  • Photo Date
    2019 and 2020

Yaung Pay Suu village (သျှောင်ပေစူး ကျေးရွာ) where the children proudly wear their hair in a traditional topknot with a circular fringe. This ancient hairstyle is known as Yaung Pay Suu (သျှောင်ပေစူး) and is believed to have been developed during the Bagan dynasty around 1752. Villagers are weaving on a Myanmar traditional loom in Myanmar. They are playing Myanmar traditional games which Hpan Khone (Literal Translation: “high-jump game”), Shwe Sun Nyo (Literal translation: “golden brown kite”) and Kyat Phe Khut (Literal translation: “rooster fight”).

Win Tun Naing (Burmese: ??????????????) was born in Myanmar (Burma). He enjoys travel photography for nature, people, cultures, customs, and architecture. Architectural photography is his burning desire. Most of them are related to his career, Interior Designer/Drafter, his hobby serves as a pillar for his career.