Exhibitions and photo essays by local, international photographers to sound alarm over threats to the planet
18 The News For 18 February 2019
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.
The four-day festival is in Myanmar for the first time and features works by more than 100 local and international artists.
The Irrawaddy’s new and improved events list is your guide to the best food, family, art and music events happening in Yangon over the next seven days.
New Year's Eve parties, art shows, book sales and upcycling — all in Yangon this week as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Music, art, string games, an open mic night, a play, a kids’ fair and more – all in Yangon this week as picked by The Irrawaddy.
Jim McNalis’ busts of dictators and democracy icons have seen him blacklisted from the country—and invited to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s home
A local ceramics artist making waves in the international art scene will hold her second solo exhibition in Yangon this weekend.
Art exhibitions, live jazz, house and techno music performance and a Christmas market—all in Yangon this week as picked by The Irrawaddy.
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