Punk's not dead in Myanmar

Punks in Yangon

Check out this amazing photo essay of punk rock in Myanmar (Burma) by Olaf Schuelke for Roads & Kingdoms. [HT: Michelle Borok/Giant Robot]

Skateboarding kids in Mongolia are building a skate park in Ulaanbaatar. Here's how you can help.


Photo courtesy Mongolian "Uukhai" Skateboarding Association

[Video Link: "The Uukhai Documentary," dir. Odmandakh Bataa]

Michelle Borok is a culture-blogger from Los Angeles who has expatriated to Mongolia, where she is raising a family. She shares word of a really cool project there that could use your help:

This new film by Uukhai, a Mongolian skateboarding association, sheds intimate, honest and unpretentious light on a growing community in Ulaanbaatar. The video features interviews with skaters involved with the organization, and tons of footage of street skating shot this summer.

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