Writer And Historian Myoma Myint Kywe ( ၿမိဳ ႔မ ျမင့္ၾကြယ္ ) from Burma
Writer Myoma Myint Kywe’s own name is U Myint Kywe (ဦးျမင့္ႂကြယ္). He was born on Thursday, the 14th of April 1960 in Rangoon, parents: Burmese Politician Myoma U Than Kywe ( ျမိဳ႕မ ဦးသန္းၾကြယ္ ) and Daw Ahmar (a) Daw Myint Myint Win. U Myint Kywe, M.Ed., D.M.E., D.T (Passed with Credit) is a bona-fide member of Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association.He began to work as a Writer since 1989. “Myoma” is not part of his given name but is an honorific. He was a student leader of Myoma National school. So he used his pen name is “Myoma Myint Kywe” ( ၿမိဳ ႔မ ျမင့္ၾကြယ္ ). He is a teetotaler. He married to Khine Khine Win, and they have two daughters Thaw Tar Win and Su Su San.
His grandfather U Thaw (His well known name is Bagan Set- U Thaw).U Thaw, first inventor and owner of Burma Plate and Dish Manufacturing Factory in Burma 1921. U Thaw was elected and appointed as Burmese senior senator by British Empire in 1923. U Thaw was a philanthropist who was awarded the royal title (TPS) and State First Class Magistrate of Burma and as a Justified Mayor between 1918 and 1940 by the British Government as well as the title of Nainghangonyee First class title by the Government of Burma in 1980. His charities also helped provided food and any material assistance for many Burmese needed people in Burma between 1914 and 1980.
His father, Myoma U Than Kywe (vice president of both the Rangoon University Student Union and the All-Burma Students Union), was one of the delegates who attended the 1947 Pinlon National Conference with Burma National Leader General Aung San. Myoma U Than Kywe was one of the leaders who participated in the struggle for the independence of Burma(1938-1948). General Aung San is top national leader of Burma. U Aung Zan Wai, U Pe Khin, Bo Hmu Aung, Bo Khin Maung Galay, Thakin Wa Tin, Sir Maung Gyi and Dr. Sein Mya Maung and Myoma U Than Kywe were most important negotiators and leaders of the historical panglong Conference negotiated with Burma national top leader General Aung San and other top leaders in 1947. All these leaders decided to join together to form the Union of Burma. Union day celebration is one of the greatest in the history of Burma.
Myoma Myint Kywe traveled to many countries such as Thailand, Singapore, China, Japan, Germany, England etc., between 1987 to 1993. He attended courses and also gave lectures while abroad. He wrote about 150 books on culture, sociology and education.
“Myoma Sayagyi U Ba Lwin (or) Beginner of National Education” and “Special Remarkable Notes of Myanmar Culture and Notes on Youth Affairs” are the famous and the bestsellers of his books.
He was awarded;
(2) Asia Buddhist Literature Prize for 1989 in Singapore
(3) National Manuscript (Belles-Letters) First Prize for 2003 in Burma
(4) Burmese Culture and Fine Arts Literature Prize for 2005 in Burma etc.,
In 1970, Myoma Myint Kywe started to learn Karate (Shotokan Style) in Rangoon. And he became Principal of Institute of Karate & Chief Instructor of Soshiki Karate Club since 1978 in Rangoon. He is a highly acclaimed writer and historian in Burma. He is a descendant of a highly distinguished family in Myanmar. He and his family possess excellent moral character and inherits good reputation from his ancestors in the Burma Myanmar.