Christams at Mae La Oo School

Here is all the information on the Xmas festival at Sunrise School. Thank you everybody for your fund raising and support, as you will see it was much appreaciated and well spent!

raining misty weather for christmas

The Xmas festival for Sunrise students was full of fun activities. The first day started by the sport tournament with 5 teams taking part. It was a misty winter morning.

After playing football, badminton, Chin Lone and Htoh See Toh, the players took a rest for the next day's event: Fundraising food fair to donate to the elderly in the refugee camp and a dance and music show in the evening.Christmas mass was celebrated at the school too.
Yellow team
Opening ceremony for Christmas sport
-Nyunt Baun team (mixed team)

Green team
Blue Team

Football tournament
Girls football team- Half time
Girls back in the field
Boy's turn
Chin Lone (Takraw) played with feet and head only, the ball is made woven cane
HToh See Toh
Htoh See Toh

Second Day: Food fair for fundraising
Elder people are very much respected and the younger generation takes care of them.
In the refugee camp, there are very little ways to earn money and this is even harder for older people, so students decided to fund raise and donate to the elders at Christmas.
Food fair area set up on the sports field 

Mixed salad stand (rice salad, noodle salad, papaya salad, pennyworth salad)


 Token/ food coupon (no refund!)

Giving Thanks- Yakhine Mon Thee (rice noodle and fish soup Rakhine style) - Thanks for coming and buying food

Costumers starting to arrive

Papaya salad

Dancing and music stage with Karaoke

School Christmas dinner
Back in the school kitchen, cooking chicken curry for Xmas dinner
Cooking for the school Christmas dinner take a lot of man power!

And a lot of garlic for tasty salads and curries!

Mixing the ingredients

One needs a lot of garlic for tasty salads and curries!

A way of cooking rice

Meanwhile outside, more cooking for fund raising

Frying snacks
Frying up all the garlic to serve with the salads

Garlic is golden and ready to add to the curry

Is it ready yet?
Not coffee! fish soup...
Fried chicken

Sport competition prizes  
Xmas sport tournament prizes

Htoh See Toh winner

Badminton winner

Evening concert and dance show
Children dances
By now, many people have come to watch the show
Watching a video
The church band came and helped for the evening
Live singing

An all time favorite

"Special" fried gourd stand
Cooking fried gourd in batter, a favorite snack

The fund raising is going well

And the fried gourd is delicious

Thanks to Sundorne for this wonderful Christmas!