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Going punk in Myanmar


An underground culture is emerging in a country long isolated from much of the world. Some of Myanmar's youth have gone punk, living an unconventional lifestyle and defying conservative norms. Andy Saputra met a punk musician and his friends who see their way of life as a rebellion against conformity and tradition.

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Going punk in Myanmar


An underground culture is emerging in a country long isolated from much of the world. Some of Myanmar's youth have gone punk, living an unconventional lifestyle and defying conservative norms. Andy Saputra met a punk musician and his friends who see their way of life as a rebellion against conformity and tradition.

 

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going punk in myanmar CREDITS

 

CORRESPONDENT/WRITER: ANDY SAPUTRA

CAMERA & EDITOR: ALEX GINTING

FIXER: HAN THAR

 

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Surfing for change in India


Surfing is one of the world's most popular sports. But in India, people are also using it to encourage children to go to school and empower women to go against the taboos their society imposed on them. Jyothy Karat traveled to India's coastline to get to know the people who rode the waves and brought meaning to their lives.

Surfing for change in India


Surfing is one of the world's most popular sports. But in India, people are also using it to encourage children to go to school and empower women to go against the taboos their society imposed on them. Jyothy Karat traveled to India's coastline to get to know the people who rode the waves and brought meaning to their lives.

 

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surfing for change in india CREDITS

 

Reporter : Jyothy Karat

Camera : Jyothy Karat

Editor : Sony Sasankan

Sound Recordists : Prince Anselm & Rahul Puthiyapurayil Raghavan

Music : Roman Hryshchuk & Paul Cecchetti

 

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From the slums to the dance floor


Competitive ballroom dancing, also known as dancesport, is common among the Philippine elite. But in the city of Cebu, it has also become popular with some children living in the slums, who see it as a possible ticket out of poverty. Cheryl Baldicantos tells the story of a man whose life transformed from rags to riches because of dancesport, and a girl who dreams of following in his footsteps.

From the slums to the dance floor


Competitive ballroom dancing, also known as dancesport, is common among the Philippine elite. But in the city of Cebu, it has also become popular with some children living in the slums, who see it as a possible ticket out of poverty. Cheryl Baldicantos tells the story of a man whose life transformed from rags to riches because of dancesport, and a girl who dreams of following in his footsteps.

 

Watch the story below:

 

from the slums to the dace floor CREDITS

Director / cinematographer: Cheryl Baldicantos

Camera: Paul Boholano, Tonee Despojo

Translation: Carmeloise Matus

Grip: Hermolito Ongoy Jr.