Honorable Mention TOKYO-2020 People / Culture

Novices In Myanmar(Burma)

  • Photographer
    Win Tun Naing
  • Technical Info
    Fujifilm X-t2, Sony ?7r Iii (ilce-7rm3)
  • Photo Date

According to Buddhist culture, most of Myanmar (Buddhism) young boys does Shinbyu (Burmese: ရှင်ပြု) to become Buddhist Novices. The novices walk barefoot around the neighbourhood while the local people make merit by offering them food. When the novices preach sermons they generally screen their faces with the fans, close their eyes and concentrate on their sermons. This traditional method of giving sermons is called "Yet-htaung taya".

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.