Taken in Myannmar (also called Burma by some) in February, 2007 with a Canon Powershot S-50 compact camera. The naming of this country is fraught with difficulty. It’s also caught up in politics so I’m by no means sure what adjective to use in the title. I could use “burmese”, but I’m not sure that this captures the diversity in the country – ‘Burma’ being derived from ‘Bama’ only one of the ethic groups in the country. My research leads me to believe that the correct usage is “Myanma’ so the title is ‘Myanma Dancers’. You’d never guess that I used to work for the United Nations would you.

For more information on this topic see: Names of Myanmar.

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