Participants will also gain knowledge on how the MoW programme can benefit the safeguarding of documentary heritage of Myanmar, mainly in the formation of a national committee and register.. A project to Safeguard the Documentary Heritage of Myanmar through the UNESCO Memory of the World (MOW) Programme has begun. One of the two stone inscriptions was found near Myazedi Pagoda of Myingabar  village, one and half mile away in the south of Bagan. A reapplication is underway. Myanmar’s documentary heritage is rich and diverse, ranging from ancient texts carved in stone and palm leaf manuscripts to cinema and audio-visual materials. The digital copy of the Gold Leaf letter is now shown at National Museum in Yangon. Maha Lawka Marazein (World Biggest Book Pagoda) is the one among seven primary buildings which were built contemporaneously with the Yadanabon City (Mandallay city) and it has three wallings around it and the small stupas housing the Pitakas Stone Slabs were set up in the spaces between the walls. Maha Lawka Marazein pagoda is also known as Kuthodaw Pagoda of King Mindon (Kuthodaw  means merits of royal king) as the Pitakas stone slabs were set in the precinct of Maha Lawka Marazein pagoda at the expense from King’s treasury. The manuscript itself is pure gold leaf on which the letter has been written in Myanmar language. Everywhere we are seeing and hearing gridlock. Gold Leaf Letter The gold leaf Letter of King Alaungphaya, a phenomenal documentary heritage which has been selected to include in the register of “Memory of the World” in 2015 is now in a foreign country. To support Myanmar’s implementation of the World Heritage Convention, the project provided exposure to the most up-to-date international conservation practices. All rights reserved by Global New Light Of Myanmar. Myanmar News March 7, 2018 UNESCO has been working with stakeholders in Myanmar to support the identification, preservation and access to the country’s documentary heritage within the framework of the Malaysia-UNESCO Cooperation Programme. The world's largest memory chip and smartphone maker said on Friday that its operating profit hit 9 trillion won ($8.2 billion) in the October-December period, up … The first inscriptions on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register were made in 1997. Moreover, it records the administration, social and economic affairs, literary works of religion, construction of pagodas, the enslavement of villages by royal princes and princesses, respect for parents and meritorious deeds of Bagan Period. By Kyaw Hsu Mon 12 October 2015 RANGOON — Burma is proud to have had two more artifacts included in the UN-established Memory of the World Register for 2015, Kyaw Oo Lwin, director general of the Ministry of After keeping the code number Ms IV 571a of the letter at the library, he sent the gold leaf letter to Dr. Jacques Leider, an expertise in history and oriental linguistics from Institute of Asian and African Affairs, Hamburg  University in July 2006 with request to disclose the meaning and language of the alphabets written on the gold leaf Dr. Jacque Leider studied the ancient history of the Gold Leaf Letter and distinct political characteristics of Britain and Myanmar. Dr. Bladdin of London University had translated the stone inscription into English and published in1919. Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and Then, he could discover the fact in 2007 that the gold leaf letter was the authentic one that had been considered being lost for many years. Dr. Jacque Leider wrote a paper in 2009 under the title “Letter from King Alaung Phaya to Jorge II of England” containing 141 pages. The stone tablets with inscriptions of Tripitakas text in Pali were the merit of King Mindon  and the inscriptions had been done from 1860 to 1869 taking 7 years 6 months and 14 days to finish the inscription. Institutes and Centres linked to Communication and Information, Linguistic diversity and multilingualism on Internet, UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers, Communication for sustainable development, Professional Journalistic Standards and Code of Ethics, Extrabudgetary Projects on Freedom of Expression, Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Responses. It was in good condition and now had been placed in the Archaeological Museum (Bagan). The Yaza Kumar Stone Inscription described the same historical account in different four languages on four sides of the stone. WHAT: 1st National Memory of the World Workshop, Myanmar. Three procedural meetings have so far been held, including a preparatory meeting organized by the UNESCO Secretariat on 7 December 2018, at which the draft terms of reference were presented and modifications suggested for … Copyright © 2017. UNESCO first introduced the programme in Myanmar in a 2011 training workshop for local stakeholders. Located in Bagan Historic city, Myazedi quadrilingual stone inscription is the oldest Myanmar Language inscription documenting the Myanmar history, religion and culture in 12th century A.D. The gold leaf letter is of outstanding aesthetic value and it is considered a unique attestation in world history as well as in the history of Myanmar and Europe. Documentary heritage submitted by Germany, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Myanmar and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2015. The gold leaf letter had been in the underground chamber of  Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Library  of Hanover , Germany for over 250 years. Year of submission: 2014; Year of inscription: 2015 Documentary heritage submitted by Myanmar and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2013. The UNESCO Memory of the World Committee for Asia-Pacific (MOWCAP) is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 round of the MOWCAP-Asia Culture Centre (ACC) Grants Program. However, the application was rejected, partly because of poor management and partly due to the fact that Bagan was not classified as a heritage zone at the time. YANGON — Myanmar will make a bid for the inclusion of the 1988 pro-democracy uprising in the Memory of the World Register, according to the committee for the establishment of the 8888 historical museum. King Alaungphaya sent the gold leaf letter to king of Britain on 8 May 1756. The king had his minister, Letwe Nawrahta write the letter on the gold leaf. As the inscriptions on both stones were the same, Professor U Pe Maung Tin considered the one is the copy of the other one. We, Myanmar people have to take pride in the vision and farsightedness of King Mindon. Those heritages registered in “Memory of the World” included both tangible objects and intangible culture. Documentary heritage submitted by Myanmar and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2017. The letter begins with lavishing the glory and epithet of the king describing the splendor and  great wealth of the King’s State, vast lands of vassal states, immense power of armed forces fortified with great elephant and horse forces and etc. Alaung Mintaya U Aung Zeya, who founded Konbaung Dynasty sent the gold leaf letter to King of Great Britain, Jorge II in 1756. The aims and objectives of the “Memory of the World” program is primarily to promote the conservation works on historical and cultural heritages of the respective countries. Memory of the World RegisterFull list of documentary heritage inscribed to the Memory of the World Register. According to the golden leaf letter, Myanmar had to allow the East India Co., to open the port station at Pathein Port. May 15, 2017. Those 729 stone slabs with Tripitakas texts inscribed on both side of each slab is metaphorically  coined as the World Biggest Book. Myanmar National Commission for UNESCO (MNCU) began its tasks to form Myanmar Memory of the World National Committee since 2016. The country is an active member of the Memory of the World (MoW) programme, with four inscriptions on the International Memory of the World … NAND flash memory is a critical component for storage and is used in solid-state drives found in devices ranging from smartphones and personal computers to … Memory of the World Presentation, Preliminary Results of the survey, Information Meeting, 30 January 2019 The final report of the online survey is available here . Australia will hand over a trove of film footage from 1905 to the Myanmar Film Archive to mark the approaching 100th anniversary of cinema in Myanmar. Omanis revive memory of village swallowed by desert published : 10 Jan 2021 at 10:45 writer: AFP 0 0 Located at the bottom of a valley nearly 400 … The inscription was believed to have been engraved in 1112 AD. “The Embassy of France and the French Cultural Institute in Yangon are very proud to support the Memory Film Festival, contributing to opening minds, fostering Myanmar talent and paying tribute to Myanmar’s rich film history. TAPL's ultimate goal is to provide value-added support for the group companies' business activities and hence If the Pitakas books are read 8 hours a day, it will take 1 year and 3 months to finish all the books. Myanmar ratified the World Heritage Convention in April 1994 but does not yet have any properties on the World Heritage List. The gold leaf letter was put in the ivory casket together with the translated version in English and sent to London, a royal capital of United Kingdom of Great Britain. Documentary heritage submitted by Germany, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Myanmar and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2015. UNESCO Memory of the World Project in Myanmar Begins 29 Nov 2016 The ‘Safeguarding the Documentary Heritage of Myanmar through the UNESCO Memory of the World (MOW) Programme’ project has begun with a high level coordination meeting in Yangon on the 25th of November 2016. “Bulldozing these areas threatens to erase both the memory and the legal claims of the Rohingya who lived there,” HRW Asia Director Brad Adams said in a statement. The stone was rectangular pillar in shape , hence having four faces that accommodate one language on each face of the stone. 12 pieces of ruby has been embedded on each end of the gold leaf. Documentary heritage submitted by Myanmar and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2013. Meeting documentsMeetings of the International Advisory Committees of the Memory of the World Programme and its Bureau and Memory of the World Conferences. 1895. Out of 338 heritages which won the registration in “Memory of the World”, 3 heritages were from Myanmar. Another one found near Gubyaukyi Pagoda was broken into three parts, but fixed them intact again and placed in the precinct of Myazedi Pagoda. King Mindon convened a fifth Buddhist Synod from April 15 to 12 September in 1871 with 2400 revered monks discussing and citing the Pitaka texts and after five months of deliberation a new authorized version was agreed on. It had emerged and gained attention of public thanks to the effort of Dr. Friedrich Hulsmann. UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme is an international initiative launched to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity against collective amnesia, neglect, the ravages of time and climatic conditions, and willful and deliberate destruction. and the letter was ending with strong urging to his own progeny to sustain the amicable and friendly relation with Great Britain. UNESCO » Communication and Information » Memory of the World » Register » Access by region and country » Myanmar. It was expected British owned East India Co., was highly satisfied with the provision, but no reply had been received from British government. On 6 April 2018, the Chair of the IAC submitted to UNESCO, after approval by the IAC, three documents arising out of this IAC-led review. The document is an inscription in four languages, Pyu, Mon, Myanmar and Pali, on each of the four sides. California-based Western Digital is the world's third-largest NAND flash memory chipmaker by market share, behind Samsung Electronics of South Korea and Japan's Toshiba Memory… 1 International Memory of the World Register Maha Lawkamarazein or Kuthodaw Inscription Shrines (Myanmar)2012-04 1.0 Summary (max 200 words) Myanmar is one of the long lasting and rare nations for belief in Buddhism in the World. In … Before that East India Co., had to station at Hainggyi Island a bit isolated from the main land where inclement weather was more liable to occur. Previously, an application to include Bagan in the Memory of the World register was sent in 1996. In 2015, the International Advisory Committee (IAC) of the Memory of the World (MoW) Programme initiated a review of the MoW Programme. U Pe Maung Tin also translated it into Myanmar and published in 1955. T HE MEMORY of Myanmar’s most recent election, in 2015, still cheers Kyaw Zayya. Myanmar Heritage in “Memory of the World”. UNESCO Memory of the World Project in Myanmar Begins November 25, 2016 A project to Safeguard the Documentary Heritage of Myanmar through the UNESCO Memory of … The Memory of the World International Register of the Memory of the World Programme cannot include all the records in public and private archives, no matter how important those bodies or individuals may be. A memorial stone slab with records of event was fixed at the south-east angle of the pagoda. Those agreed version of Tripitakas were inscribed in Pali on the 792 stone tablets. It manifested the significant value in linguistics and also the historical accomplishment of King Kyansittha. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has started the program “Memory of the World” in 1992 to do assessment on the heritages of the countries and select the heritages that meet the required criteria to be registered in the “Memory of the World” UNESCO had issued the list of heritages that went as far back as 1700 AD registered in the “Memory of the World”. Tripitaka consists of 5 treatises on Vinayas recorded on 111 stone slabs, 7 treatises on Buddha Abhidhamma recorded on 208 stone slabs, 5 treatises on Nikaya and 3 treatises on Sutta recorded on 410 stone slabs. Yaza Kumar Stone Inscription is a quadrilingual document  that rendered the historical, religious and cultural account of Bagan period in four languages, Pyu, Mon, Pali, Myanmar and it was the oldest of all stone inscriptions of that type. It had to take about two years to reach the destination and King Jorge II accepted  the letter in 1758 and transferred it to the Library of Hanover which, then was the region under the jurisdiction of Great Britain. International Memory of the World Register Myazedi Quadrilingual Stone Inscription 2014-45 1.0 Summary (max 200 words) In Myanmar, the stone inscriptions, inscribed with Pyu, Mon and Myanmar languages have been found The Yaza Kumar Stone Inscription have won the entry in 2015 to the list of the documentary heritage of world significance known as “Memory of the World Programme.” Out of many stone inscriptions of Bagan Period, Yaza Kumar Stone Inscription, a prominent documentary evidence of cultural heritage of Bagan was found in two places, one in the precinct of Myazedi Pagoda and another one in the Bagan Archaeological Museum. The three winners from Myanmar are Pitakas Stone Slabs in the Maha Lawka Marazein Pagoda of Mandalay, Gold Leaf letter of Alaung Mintaya U Aung Zeya, Yaza Kumar Stone Inscription. Other Memory of the World documentsAll the forms, guidelines, publications, promotional documents, etc. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Myanmar is one of the long lasting and rare nations for belief in Buddhism in the World. Hanover was the native land of King Jorge II, that is why he sent gold leaf manuscript to his native land Hanover . It is also a prominent historical landmark in 18th century between Myanmar and Great Britain. Myazedi inscription (Burmese: မြစေတီ ကျောက်စာ [mja̰ zèdì tɕaʊʔ sà]; also Yazakumar Inscription or the Gubyaukgyi Inscription), inscribed in 1113, is the oldest surviving stone inscription of the Burmese. Myanmar Memory of the World National Committee to be formed. 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