Monthly Archives: August 2016

14th Blue Plaque (Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue)

A commemorative Blue Plaque was installed at the Jewish Synagogue in Pabedan Township in downtown Yangon on June 5, 2016.  In 1893-96, the Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue was built in Yangon to replace a wooden structure from 1854.  For more than … Continue reading

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13th Blue Plaque (Indian Embassy)

One of the YHT’s blue plaques was installed at the Indian Embassy building on Merchant Road in Kyauktada Township on May 30, 2016. This is the first Indian heritage building in Yangon to receive blue plaque in recognition for their … Continue reading

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12th Blue Plaque (Merchant road building)

After ten months of extensive restoration, a heritage building on the Merchant Street in Yangon’s Downtown stands gracefully. The twelveth Blue Plaque of YHT was installed on this two-storied colonial building which is home to around 80 people and a mix … Continue reading

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10th & 11th Blue Plaques (Maha Bandoola Park)

Two commemorative blue plaques were unveiled on December 21, 2015 at the Maha Bandoola Park which is located in Kyauktada Township between the Maha Bandoola road and Merchant road. The park is one of the sites which has played critically in the … Continue reading

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9th Blue Plaque (GTI Insein)

Main Building of Insein Government Technical Institute (GTI) on December 12, 2015. The installation coincided with the celebration of 120th Anniversary of Government Technical Institute held at Insein GTI, which has played a crucial role in the history of education … Continue reading

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