Whether art, crafts and music are your thing or you want to learn something new, the next seven days are packed full of fun, engaging and diverse events and things to do in Yangon.
A look back on the most popular stories published by The Irrawaddy during 2018.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
A local ceramics artist making waves in the international art scene will hold her second solo exhibition in Yangon this weekend.
As the 103rd anniversary of Ludu Daw Amar’s birth was yesterday, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from October 2002 about the journalist’s life.
The 2021 election will pitch Singapore into a rare state of flux at a sensitive time with its economic model under threat, unease over inequality and rising government criticism.
Myanmar’s ties with Japan have been close since Gen. Aung San met with a visiting Japanese military officer in 1940. Here are the key events that have shaped bilateral relations since
Critics say the railway is a symbol of continuing Chinese assimilation of Hong Kong, which returned to Chinese rule in 1997 with guarantees of freedoms not enjoyed on the mainland.
Vaguely worded, century-old law criminalizes news gathering and leaves journalists open to official abuse, say media, legal and rights activists.
Although he cannot directly influence government policy, Japanese Emperor Akihito has created a broader consciousness of Japan's wartime past, experts say.
Thirty years on from the mass protests, student leaders of the pro-democracy uprising said their goals have been only partly realized and called for further reforms.
Exactly 30 years ago, a democratic uprising took off in Rangoon that would sweep the country but end with a bloody crackdown by the military.
Former BBC journalist Christopher Gunness looks back at his reporting on the 1988 uprising and the events leading up to it.
The Irrawaddy looks back at how journalists defied their military rulers 30 years ago with a month of unprecedented reporting.
Three decades after Myanmar took to the streets to demand an end to dictatorship, the country can reflect on the progress it has made and the hard road still ahead.