10 Things to Do in Rangoon This Week (June 21)

By Wei Yan Aung 21 June 2016

The Irrawaddy picks 10 interesting events, ranging from dance and punk to arts shows, happening in Rangoon this week.

restaurant of many orders(1)The Restaurant of Many Orders Dance & Theatre Performance

“The Restaurant of Many Orders” is a famous story written by Japanese author Kenji Miyazawa, which has been adapted for the stage by well-known Japanese director Hiroshi Koike. Showing at the National Theatre, it is both comedy and tragedy told through dance and theater.

Where: National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street, Dagon Tsp.

When: Thursday, June 23, 6pm to 8:30pm

Rough CutPage for Stage

Page for Stage presents a platform for poets and spoken word artists to showcase their work. Come down to the Rough Cut to check out Rangoon’s poetry scene and share your own creations.

Where: The Rough Cut, 19 Minn Street, Sanchaung Tsp. Tel: 09 42116 7423

When: Thursday June 23, 7pm

Education and CareerFairMyanmar International Education & Career Fair 2016

The second Myanmar International Education & Career Fair will be held at Tatmadaw Hall and includes talks from professors about education and career development. Register online to attend the fair at

Where: Tatmadaw Hall, U Wizara Road

When: Friday, June 24 to Sunday, June 26, 9am to 6pm

European FoodEuropean Food Festival in Myanmar

At the first European Food Festival in Burma, 28 restaurants including Bar Boon, Mahlzeit and L’Opera will offer traditional European dishes. On top of that, there will be a raffle with all sorts of great prizes, including a free flight from Yangon to Frankfurt. The cost is 15,000 kyat including food, drink and lottery. All proceeds benefit the Myittar Yaung Chi orphanages.

Where: Mahlzeit, No. 84 Pann Hlaing Street. Tel: 09 784 151250

When: Friday June 24, 3pm

London PropertyLondon Property Exhibition

The London Property Expo showcases the property market in the UK and gathers developers, property consultants, project owners and investors from all over the world.

Where: Novotel Yangon Max 4th Floor, 459 Pyay Road, Kamayut Tsp. 01 8605255-56

When: Saturday, June 25 to Sunday, June 26, 930am to 530pm

GayFAB 41 Club Night for LGBT and Friends

After a short break in May, FAB is back with all the gay goodness. They’ve been missing y’all and their feet are itching for a dance. The party starts at 10 at J-One, with resident DJ Mr. Y. As always, the party kicks off at Fahrenheit with pre-fab drinks at 8pm. The cover charge is 5,000 kyat.

Where: J-One Music Bar, Bo Cho Street, Tamwe Tsp.

When: Saturday, June 25 to Sunday, June 26, 10pm

EvolutionEvolution Music Concert

Celebrated musicians Big Bag, DJ Wine, Ni Ni Khin Zaw, Wa Na and Wai La will perform at the Myanmar Convention Center.

Where: Myanmar Convention Center (MCC), Min Dhamma Street

When: Saturday, June 25, 5pm to 11pm

Art Strike‘Art Strike Against’ Show

Artists Chan Wai and K2K showcase more than 40 acrylic and watercolor paintings at Cloud 31. Prices range from $100-400.

Where: Cloud 31 Art Gallery, 31st Street, Lower Block, Pabedan Tsp.

When: Saturday, June 25 to Wednesday, June 29

pole to pole‘Reunite from Pole to Pole’ Exhibition

Artist Tun T. Lin puts on his third solo show at 65 Gallery, with more than 30 works ranging from $500-2,000.

Where: Gallery 65, No. 65, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.

When: Saturday, June 25 to Wednesday, June 29

Crossing‘Crossing Borders II’ Exhibition

A group art exhibition including artist talks, installations and paintings will be held at Lokanat Gallery.

Where: Lokanat Gallery, 62 Pansodan St, 1st Floor, Kyauktada Tsp. Tel. 095-1382-269

When: Sunday, June 26 to Thursday, June 30, Artist talks are June 28-30, 2pm