Arts in Myanmar
temple grounds, crowds congregate to watch a form of folk opera calk pwe.
The themes range from Myanmar's royalty to Indian epics (Ramayana). It is
a traditional Myanmar entertainment that has theatrical music and dance that is
alternated with skits (usually with political satire) performed by clowns.
An orchestra comprised of several instruments, including a xylophone, gongs,
cymbals and the hne (an oboe with six reeds) usually accompanies the pwe.
entertainment for those in the cities or towns going to movies, especially