01 Dec '16, 12pm

Myanmar’s ancient treasures on display at Asian Civilisations Museum https://t.co/hTjHt7r4RP

SINGAPORE: As Myanmar opens up to the world, a milestone exhibition in Singapore is set to offer a rare glimpse into the country’s rich cultural heritage. From centuries-old Buddhas to exquisite miniature stupas, some of the country’s most prized artefacts are now on display at the Asian Civilisations Museum in a show titled Cities And Kings: Ancient Treasures From Myanmar. The exhibition was unveiled on Thursday (Dec 1), with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who is currently on an official visit to Singapore, gracing the opening. Not only does the show commemorate 50 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries, it is also a landmark collaboration between ACM and four of Myanmar’s national museums, which have lent objects from their collections. In her opening speech, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu sai...

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