From 7-30 June 2016, the British Council marks the 70th anniversary of its arrival in Burma with an exhibition of Life Stories in its library.

Life Stories celebrates the lives of some of the inspirational people British Council Burma has met over the last seven decades.

On this website, you can read personal accounts from twelve remarkable individuals including democracy activists, authors, parliamentarians, artists, civil society leaders, students and educators. You can also download the exhibition booklet here.

Life Stories seeks to provide a record of a country in the midst of enormous change. As well as people with long memories we hear from those who represent the next generation, working to shape a new democratic future in Myanmar.

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