Monthly Archives: August 2016

3rd Blue Plaque (The Armenian Church)

A commemorative Blue Plaque was installed outside Yangon’s oldest surviving church, the Armenian Apostolic Church of St.John the Baptist on October 1, 2014. The Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Karekin II, attended the plaque unveiling ceremony … Continue reading

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2nd Blue Plaque (AYA Bank)

The second commemorative Blue Plaque of Yangon was unveiled at the headquarters of AYA Bank on Mahabandoola Road on September 25, 2014. The building at the corner of Mahabandoola Garden Street and Mahabandoola Road was built in 1910 and housed … Continue reading

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1st Blue Plaque (City Hall)

On August 9th 2014, Yangon’s first commemorative Blue Plaque was unveiled at City Hall to highlight the history of the landmark building. Built in several stages from 1925 to 1940, this unique structure was among the first large buildings to use … Continue reading

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