With a number of St. Patrick’s Day parties and the international Gout de France food event in the coming seven days, there is a truly international buzz about Yangon this week.
20 The News For 20 March 2019
This coming week, Yangon has lots of opportunities to enjoy fun and lively entertainment through live music, performance art, theater, art exhibitions and more.
Singer and songwriter Gabriel Phway’s first full album displays a wide range of musical influences and a unique imagination
Myint Soe’s latest installation at the Nawaday Tharlar Art Gallery suggests Myanmar’s charter is a poor recipe for democracy
Sustainable social enterprise Face of Indawgyi is helping visitors to Myanmar’s largest lake have a positive impact on the unique Shan-ni community and the rich environment.
International Women’s Day and the Myanmore Awards are celebrated in the coming week, as well as opportunities to learn and share skills or simply to relax with live music.
Photographer Ko Myo, three-time winner at Yangon Photo Festival, risks his life to document the illicit elephant trade in Myanmar through touching photo essays.
Overlooked in favor of foreigners since colonial times, local photographers left a rich legacy of images, Austrian photographer and historian says
After 40 years as a doctor, Daw Khin May Kyi has swapped her stethoscope for brushes and pencils. Her latest solo exhibition opens in Yangon this week.
If you’re looking for local art and photography or feel the need to strengthen your networks, Yangon has a full lineup of exciting events for you as outlined in our weekly guide.
Mingalarpar 104 will showcase more than 50 works about the independence hero by artists MPP Ye Myint and Han Kyaw Moe at the We Creation gallery through Sunday.
Kachin artist Brang Li’s exhibition shows an interpretation of the poison illusions he says people are living under today.
This week in Yangon you can improve your skills by learning from the professionals, laugh your heart out at comedy or dance the night away with top local and international DJs.
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.
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