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Myanmar’s Pride Awards

Myanmar’s Pride Awards is a unique platform that entrusts the most respected and distinguished icons in diverse categories to discover and honor Myanmar’s flourishing talents who transcend in their fields and pursue excellence that can be respected by the world and take Myanmar recognition to the next level.
The platform uses a mix of public votes and jury selection to identify Myanmar’s top achievers across diverse fields – winners who could stand neck to neck with their counterparts in the international arena. The ultimate aim of this platform is to energise and motivate Myanmar’s youth to emulate the successes that these winners have achieved.

The Board of Governance

About the Board

We highly value Myanmar pride and recognizing talents who have put Myanmar on the world map is a reflection of much importance and value we give to this pride.

The Myanmar’s Pride Awards.

We are in search of the most excellent talents with the help of the most respected and distinguished icons who shape and steer Myanmar’s society today. They create not only the very fabric of Myanmar today but also pave the way for its future.

The qualification for these awards is sky high, but it’s a path worth pursuing.

The Pride of Myanmar Jury

About the Jury

Myanmar’s Pride Awards will search the most respected and distinguished icons who shape and steer Myanmar’s society today. Behind this search is our selected jury members who are admired personalities in their respective fields. As role models, they embody the talent and success that the young Myanmar aspires to have.

 

Members of the Jury

Awards Criteria

Burmese Descent

Burmese descent born or born in Myanmar and definitely representing Myanmar.
May or may not be living in Myanmar as of the moment.
Male or Female, Age above 18 to 50 Years Old.

Recognition Performance

Best in Sport

  • Has represented Myanmar in international sporting events
  • Participated in top local sporting events
  • Ideally, has won awards or gained recognition for his or her outstanding sportsmanship at local and global sporting events
  • Contribution to the community using sport as a platform

Best in Business

  • A local business that operates in Myanmar, has started from ground up (independent from huge company conglomerates) – emerging businesses
  • Business success or positive impact to Myanmar society and/or Globally
  • Adopting global technology & practices to upgrade the industry
  • Has been featured in global platforms for the business practices, social or cultural impact, or business innovation

Best in Entertainment

  • Has contributed in representing Myanmar in the entertainment scene
  • Has exhibited their talents in other countries through film, TV shows, or live performances
  • Ideally, has received awards in local platform and recognition in global platform

Best in Lifestyle

  • People who contributed to modern culture and lifestyle. They are taste makers such as content creators, motivational speakers, goodwill ambassadors, fashion, chefs, or pursuer of other lifestyle-related passion points
  • Collaboration with international brands, if any
  • Relevance of content in promoting Myanmar as a country or as a talent (vocal about Myanmar heritage) or promoting goodwill through their personal passion points
  • International recognition in any lifestyle platform (social media, magazine, blogs etc)

Best in Social Work

  • Contribution to Myanmar Society
  • Received a number of Social Recognition globally
  • Has driven humanitarian causes / achievements

Best in Arts (Painting)

  • Has contributed in driving the Myanmar local visual arts platform
  • Ideally, has exhibited their talents in other countries through festivals or exhibits
  • Has received recognition and/or awards in local and global platforms
  • Has done a number of exhibition in local platforms

How to Vote

Facebook Messenger Voting

  • Visit to Myanmar’s Pride Awards Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/myanmarsprideawards/ and can vote by following the voting process on Facebook messenger chatbot
  • Voting is allowed for one nominee per category per calendar day.
  • Wait for the next calendar date to vote again. for the same person from the same category to give your selected nominee a greater chance of winning.
  • You have the freedom to vote any nominee of same category for the next calendar vote.
  • Adults age 18 and above are allowed to vote.
  • Votes aligned with our T&C shall be considered.
  • Participant is liable for any wrong information provided in relation to voting eligibility.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the trophy represent?2020-12-16T15:10:45+00:00

Mother of Pearl Shells from Myanmar have been considered as one of the most precious variety of shells in the world. This year’s trophy will be embellished with beautiful Mother of Pearl Shells especially crafted by artisans from Gandamar Sea Shells Arts & Products.

When is the award event happening?2020-12-16T15:14:11+00:00

The award event will take place in Yangon in April 2021, after all the votes are tallied. We will announce the date in March 2021.

Why did MPA pledge to make a donation per vote to an organisation?2021-01-06T09:17:07+00:00

The current pandemic has left a significant impact on the world, including our country. But in true Myanmar spirit, we have been resilient. Thanks to the efforts of heroes who heed the call to serve. Indeed the real strength and values of our nation comes through in times of need.

To continue the efforts of helping the nation, Myanmar’s Pride Awards gives the public a chance to participate through the simple act of voting. Thus, we pledge to donate 10 kyats per vote for the efforts that support those affected by the pandemic.

Award Categories and its criteria for selection2020-12-16T15:25:34+00:00

Myanmar’s Pride Awards celebrates talents across 6 categories.

Best in Sports,

  • Has represented Myanmar in international sporting events
  • Participated in top local sporting events
  • Ideally, has won awards or gained recognition for his or her outstanding sportsmanship at local and global sporting events
  • Contribution to the community using sport as a platform

Best in Business,

  • A local business that operates in Myanmar, has started from ground up (independent from huge company conglomerates) – emerging businesses
  • Business success or positive impact to Myanmar society and/or Globally
  • Adopting global technology & practices to upgrade the industry
  • Has been featured in global platforms for the business practices, social or cultural impact, or business innovation

Best in Entertainment,

  • Has contributed in representing Myanmar in the entertainment scene
  • Has exhibited their talents in other countries through film, TV shows, or live performances
  • Ideally, has received awards in local platform and recognition in global platform

Best in Lifestyle,

  • People who contributed to modern culture and lifestyle. They are taste makers such as content creators, motivational speakers, goodwill ambassadors, fashion, chefs, or pursuer of other lifestyle-related passion points
  • Collaboration with international brands, if any
  • Relevance of content in promoting Myanmar as a country or as a talent (vocal about Myanmar heritage) or promoting goodwill through their personal passion points
  • International recognition in any lifestyle platform (social media, magazine, blogs etc)

Best in Social Work,

  • Contribution to Myanmar Society
  • Received a number of Social Recognition globally
  • Has driven humanitarian causes / achievements

Best in Arts (Painting),

  • Has contributed in driving the Myanmar local visual arts platform
  • Ideally, has exhibited their talents in other countries through festivals or exhibits
  • Has received recognition and/or awards in local and global platforms
  • Has done a number of exhibition in local platforms
What categories does MPA award?2021-01-09T16:36:34+00:00

We will be celebrating achievements in 6 categories, ranging from entertainment to business. The list of the categories is:

1. Best In Sports
2. Best In Business
3. Best In Entertainment
4. Best In Lifestyle
5. Best In Social Work
6. Best In Arts (Painting)

What is MPA?2019-10-19T10:55:57+00:00

Myanmar’s Pride Award is a unique platform that entrusts the most respected and distinguished icons in diverse categories to discover and honor Myanmar’s flourishing talents who transcend in their fields and pursue excellence that can be respected by the world and take Myanmar recognition to the next level.

The platform uses a mix of public votes and jury selection to identify Myanmar’s top achievers across diverse fields – winners who could stand neck to neck with their counterparts in the International arena. The ultimate aim of this platform is to energise and motivate Myanmar’s youth to emulate the successes that these winners have achieved.

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