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25 August 2015

MINZAYAR_Night of the Year 2015

PLACE BE WITH YOU

Inaugurated eight years ago in semi‐secret under the military junta, the Yangon Photo Festival (YPF)’s intensive trainings have introduced nearly 400 young burmese throughout the country to documentary photography. Minzayar now works for reuters and this year won first prize at the YPF Awards with an intelligent and moving work on the stateless Rohingyas, the new boat people of the China sea born in Bangladesh and the Burmese province of Arakan.