Besides the tourism activities based in Mandalay, the key persons of Myanmar Upper Land | culture & travel [MUL] profoundly engaged in the protection and safeguarding of Cultural Heritage in Myanmar with the professional support of the local and international cultural network.
On that regard, MUL’s primary interests were (and still are) in promoting and preserving a long-standing tradition in Myanmar performing arts.
Gradually these local cultural activities were further developed, culminating from 2000 onwards in activities such as workshops and performances, nationally as well as internationally.
According to the needs of the cultural community in Myanmar especially in Mandalay, MUL started both tangible and intangible cultural activities together with cultural related International Organizations to contribute to the conservation and safeguarding of traditional performing arts in Myanmar since last 2009.
With those aspirations above, MUL has successfully finished several restoration projects which were mostly related to the tangible cultural heritage of the disaster area.
In the field of Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
2008 Nargis Cyclone in Irrawaddy delta, 2010 Giri Cyclone in Rakhine state, 2012 Flashflood in Pakokku township and 2013-14 Earthquake in Sint-Gu and Thapaikkyin townships, MUL organized the culture related projects which were mostly associated with the tangible cultural heritage of the disaster area in Myanmar and supported the relevant communities. Those projects are funded by the Cultural Emergency Response (CER) program under the Prince Claus Fund, the Netherlands.
In the area of Performing Arts
2015 until 2016, MUL professionally coordinated of a large project called “Safeguarding the Traditional Myanmar Marionettes Performing Arts.” The project was funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) with collaboration from the “Goethe Institut” Myanmar.
As part of this project, a book and a “Myanmar marionette DVD-Rom” on all aspects of Myanmar puppetry were developed meant for teaching purposes and the sustainability of this art.
Modern Puppet/Arts training for young Puppeteers from Yangon and Mandalay (18th- 20th of November 2016) Myanmar Upper Land | culture & travel (MUL) organized a
THE PROJECT – Safeguarding the tradition of Myanmar Marionette and Performing Arts (1st July 2015 until 2nd July 2016) – was implemented by Myanmar Upper Land (MUL), with the
Restoration of Ancient Damaged Pagoda, Shwe Yat Taw Pagoda in Quarter No – 1, Sint-Gu Township, Mandalay Division (September 2013 to Jan 2014) Concerning in
Restoration of Ancient Damaged Pagoda, MaHarLawKaMhan Ku Pagoda in Twin-Ngyl Village, Tha-Beik-Kyin Township, Mandalay Division. (September 2013 to Jan 2014) Concerning in this affected of
Rehabilitation and Community Development Project in Kyun Yin Village, Puak Township, Magway Division ( June 2012 to Nov 2012) Concerning in this affected of the