Mixer Event>

MCC Mixer

Surprise! We hosted a mixer!🤩 MCC had its first ever mixer on Sunday!🎉 It was a great success with plenty of new faces enjoying food, games, and karaoke.

A Sweet Taste of Myanmar and China>

A Sweet Taste of Myanmar & China

An @mcc_uoft & @utchinesenetwork collab serving delicious Chinese and Burmese desserts & tea🙌🏼 We had a fantastic time meeting everyone & enjoying delicious treats with kahoots & string games!🤩 Big thanks to everyone who attended & thank you to the International Student Experience for sponsoring this event!🫶🏻

A Savoury Taste of Myanmar>

A Savoury Taste of Myanmar

We had our Savoury Taste of Myanmar event yesterday! We served Ohn No Khao Swe - a delicious coconut noodle dish from Myanmar😋🍲 We had a great time seeing everyone, playing Kahoot and enjoying tea from Myanmar!🇲🇲🫶🏻 Thank you to everyone who attended in support & thank you to the International Student Experience for sponsoring this event. Big thanks and shoutout to Penny's Kitchen for catering the dish!

World Kaleidoscope>

World Kaleidoscope

Thank you to the World 🌎 Kaleidoscope for hosting us this weekend! 🇲🇲 We had a lot of fun meeting everyone and enjoyed the food and cultures of Afghanistan, Mongolia, Thailand, China & Georgia!🙌🏼 We also loved the music & dances! Special thanks to Serena for organizing!

Myanmar Human Rights Panel Discussion>

NUG Myanmar Human Rights Panel Discussion

We're hosting a panel discussion on human rights in Myanmar!🇲🇲 MCC is honoured to welcome three members of Myanmar's National Unity Government (NUG) as our panelists. NUG was formed after the 2021 coup d'état. It is a parallel government formed by MPs that managed to evade arrest, and the People's Defence Force, a resistance armed group. It is Myanmar's most diverse government to date.

Multicultural Munch

Multicultural Munch

Come munch at the Multicultural Munch!🌟 MCC is excited to participate and share a classic Burmese dessert - Shwe Yin Aye😋 4 other clubs will also be showcasing their cultural foods so you don't want to miss this mini taste of Asia!🌏🍽️

SEAsian Students and Clubs Welcome

Southeast Asian Students and Clubs Welcome

MCC participated in the Southeast Asian Students and Clubs Welcome event! Representatives of our club met other Southeast Asian peers, mentors, club leaders and PhD candidates at UofT. We had a great time socializing and networking with everyone while enjoying some food✨

Bryan Dickie Gallery

Documenting Myanmar's Revolution: A Photo Gallery

This gallery features photos from Bryan Dickie's published photo book covering Myanmar's ongoing civil war. The book focuses on civilians who joined together to form an opposition army dubbed the 'People's Defence Force' who are actively fighting an entrenched military regime that took control of the country in the 2021 February coup.

Mahadhammika Myanmar Buddhist Temple Visit

Mahadhammika Myanmar Buddhist Temple Visit

MCC hosted a visit to the Mahādhammika Myanmar Buddhist Temple. We learned about the principles of Buddhism and mindfulness. We got a chance to practice our mindfulness through a guided meditation by the monk. Finally, we had a delicious Burmese lunch with desserts.

UTSU Clubs Fair 2023

UTSU Clubs Fair 2023

We held a booth at the UTSU Clubs Fair 2023! We showed people our longyi and how to wear thanakha. Thank you to everyone who stopped by to learn about Myanmar and signed up to be part of our club!

New Students Welcome Event

New Students Welcome Event with MSAO and Burma Scholar

MCC hosted a New Students Welcome Event, in collaboration with MSAO and Burma Scholar. We met many students new to Toronto/Canada & some old ones. \n\nThe event was a success with new friendly faces and yummy food. Thanks to everyone who showed up!🙌🏼.

Hi Hi Event

Hi Hi - Cross-Cultural Dialogue with the University of Toronto Chinese Network

In collaboration with University of Toronto Chinese, we hosted on March 17, 2023, a small networking and cross-cultural dialogue session between Burmese and Chinese students at the University of Toronto. We brought cultural teas, hosted trivia, games, brought thanaka (Burmese makeup), and shared knowledge.

Panel Event

Supporting Myanmar's Spring Revolution: Diaspora Communities in Solidarity

On March 11, 2023, the MCC collaborated with the @asianinstitute_uoft to host a panel discussion about activism in Myanmar across generations. Thank you to our excellent panelists @hann_may and U Donald Ming for sharing their experiences.

Movie Event

February Burmese Documentary Film Showing

On February 11, 2023, at the Innis College Townhall Theatre, we hosted a film by Documentary Producer Ko Pauk called Rays of Hope. Most of the general attendance was by members of the Burmese community and the event was hosted largely in partnership with the Myanmar Emergency Fund. Food, some fundraising activities, and some performances were also held there as well.

Food Bazaar Event

UTSU Food Bazaar - Myanmar Culture Club Participant

We joined the UTSU's Multi-Cultural Food Bazaar at the Student Commons. Using funding from our community partners, we served free Burmese Ee Kyaw Kway (Fried Bread) and Lay Pay Ye (Milk Tea) while having individuals learn a little bit about the country and culture. There was a great turnout of people interested in Myanmar and of course in our free food.

First Meeting Event

First MCC Annual General Meeting

We hosted our first annual general meeting on October 21, 2022 at an OISE classroom. There we outlined collaboratively our interests and ideas, networked, and enjoyed some pizza and soft drinks. We also voted on our constitution and held our first ever executive elections.