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Gitameit’s U Moe Naing and Htun Htun interviewed on New America Now

Gitameit faculty interviewed on New America Now

U Moe Naing, Director of Gitameit, and Htun Htun, Manager of Gitameit Music Center, sit down with Sandip Roy on New America Now to chat about their musical backgrounds and the history of Gitameit Music Center.

They talk about studying music in Myanmar, discuss Gitameit’s involvement in the Cyclone Nargis relief effort and present some of the songs performed on Gitameit’s first North American tour.

Featuring Gitameit performances of Kachin Myae and Inle Lake (U Ko Ko). You can also hear the full broadcast on New America Now or subscribe to their podcast.


Songs of Survival: Voices from Burma

COMING MAY 1st IN SAN FRANCISCO On the first anniversary of Cyclone Nargis, Gitameit students will be performing in grand style at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco! Come and join Gitameit for what will undoubtedly be a very special event. FEATURING: Special guest performance by Joan Baez CONCERT DETAILS Friday, May 1, 2009 7:30pm […]


Nay Myo Aung

Gitameit Music Center

I am Nay Myo Aung. Music inspired me early in my childhood. After matriculation, I came to Yangon to join the University of Culture. Being late to catch the entrance examination as I had to come from a remote region, I had to change the path of my career. I joined a diploma course in […]


Sai Nyi Nyi

I am Sai Nyi Nyi. I’m 20 years old and I’m from Yangon. At the age of 18, I started a band and I wrote songs with my friends. Our band is called, “Green Born”. The name of our band comes from making music without knowing much about it. We realized that we needed to […]


October 2005 – Song For Tsunami Pain

Gitameit Music Center

Cobra and the Gitameit Voices performing at the MCC Center in Hlaing Township, Yangon, with a choral prelude by U Moe Naing.