Tag: Thanakha

Expositie in Bemmel / Exhibition in Bemmel, The Netherlands

This post is primarly for people living in The Netherlands. It announces the exhibition “Many faces from Myanmar” in the town hall of Bemmel, a town in the East of The Netherlands. Gisteren hard bezig geweest met de inrichting van de foto-tentoonstelling in het Gemeentekantoor van Bemmel. Vanaf 04 maart tot 19 april 2013 kunnen…


Make up Thanakha for Kids

In January 2011 I wrote a post about the white make up in Myanmar. Because people asked me to come with some more images I have chosen now for het kids. Herewith also the explanation I wrote in the before mentioned post. I got many questions about the white paint on the faces of the…


Beauty for Myanmar people = Thanakha

I got many questions about the white paint on the faces of the Myanmar people. It is not paint but it is their make-up. ¬†And it is not only for their beauty but also for health. Especially the Myanmar women adore thanakha as their traditional beautifier as well for medical reasons and it is has…