Memory ! Festival focuses on worldwide and regional cinema heritage, and is unique to this part of the world. For its 5th edition in 2017, it focuses on banned and censored films around the world.

The Mandalay Region Government, the Mandalay City Development Committee (MCDC), the Embassy of France and the French NGO GRET organized a seminar on Solid Waste Management on 11, 12 and 13 October 2017 in Mandalay.

This seminar is part of a nationwide capacity building program for urban services managers launched in 2015 with the aim to strengthen the capacities, to facilitate experience sharing and to foster technical support among managers of services in major cities of Myanmar.