The Irrawaddy

Ten Things to do in Yangon This Week

Rock Concert and EDM | June 2

Korean and Myanmar artists will perform.

June 2, 6 p.m. Thuwunna Stadium. Tickets start from 10,000 kyats at 09-445440898; 09-977009157

Reggae Night | June 1

Saw Phoe Kwar will perform along with One Love Band.

June 1, 7.30 pm to 11 pm. Vintage Luxury Yacht Hotel, Tel: 09-250846974, Free Admission.

Back to University | May 31

There will be debate, talks, an unplugged concert, book fair and art show for university students, organized by the University of Medicine 1 Students Union.

May 31, University of Medicine 1, Lanmadaw Tsp.

Back to ’90s | June 1

A party to reminisce about the old good times.

June 1, 7 pm. The Penthouse, No. 271-273, Bar Ga Yar Street. Reservation at info@thepenthouse-yangon.com, Tel: 09-771239924

Summitteers’ Talks | May 30

Intrepid young hikers who trained themselves by hiking up some of the highest mountains in Myanmar such as Mt. Victoria in Chin State and the glacier on Mt. Phonkanrazi in Kachin State, will tell all about the challenges they faced. Register with your name + NRC/passport number at raphaele.martin@fco.gov.uk

May 30, 6.30 pm to 8 pm. British Embassy Club, No. 46 Gyo Byu Road.

Book Fair 2018 | June 2

The library of the Institut Français de Birmanie will put up for sale 1500 books—novels, children’s books, books of foreign literature—withdrawn from the shelves. Three books for 2000 kyats.

June 2, 2 pm to 6 pm. Institut Français de Birmanie, Pyay Road. ID required on entry.

Charity for Elderly persons | June 2

Artists will perform at this fund-raising charity event for the elderly.

June 2, 6 pm. National Theater, Tickets at 01-392931, 1876 , 09-793926812

First National Yoga Championship | June 2-3

This is the first ever yoga championship to be held in Myanmar.

Semifinals on June 2, 10.30 am to 1.30 pm at the Indian Embassy, and the Final on June 3, 3 pm to 5 pm at Melia Hotel. Free Entry.

Aung Myint: 16 A.M. | June 1-3

Aung Myint showcases his paintings.

June 1-3, Myanm/art, No. 98, 3rd Floor, Bogalay Zay St.

Unlocking the Potential | June 1-30

This is an unconventional dialogue between business and art; a convenience store that celebrates the artistic inspiration of Myanmar’s finest artists and art that touches the everyday lives of ordinary Myanmar people.

The whole month of June. De Mart, Upper Pansodan Street.