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San Francisco Bay Area
Annual Burmese Literary Talk - 2011

Download Flyer (in Burmese)   Essay Competition Invitation and Rules (In Burmese)

In order to preserve the Burmese Literature and Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area, literary talks have been held annually since 2000. This year again, the 2011 Annual Burmese Literary Talk will be held according to the below program. Please join in and have your evening filled with Burmese literature, culture, powerful and interesting talks and friends at this once in a year event.  An authentic and delicious Burmese dinner will be served as usually.

Saturday October 8th, 2011, 6-10 pm 
Los Cerritos Community Center, 3377 Alder Avenue (Cross Street Fremont Blvd), Fremont, CA 94536

The event will also include a Poems recitation competition by Children (under 10 and 15) and an Essay competition (no age limit). The winners will be decided by the panel of  judges comprise of invited speakers and honorary guests. Prizes will be presented at the event for both competitions.

The essay competition invitation and rules in Burmese are posted here.

Last year talk by Dr. Khin Maung Nyo can be listened here.

Speakers and titles:

U Win Pe  Literary and Art
Maung Swan Yee The rhythm of poems
Cho Too Zaw A place on the flat world

Dinner is vegetarian friendly; contents will be in Burmese; For more information: 510 485 3751,

Jointly Organized by Burmese American Democratic Alliance, Literary Lovers and Community Organizations.