Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week (May 3)

By Wei Yan Aung 3 May 2017

Peace & Love: East & West 2017 Art Exchange

This art exhibition will feature the works of artists from several countries around the world.

May 7-11. New Treasure Art Gallery. No.84/A, Thanlwin Street, Golden Hill Avenue, Golden Valley, Bahan Tsp.

K-Pop Festival in Myanmar

This festival features the famous Korean bands EXO, TRAX, NCT 127, and MATILDA.

May 6, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thuwunnabhumi Event Park, Thingangyun Tsp. Tickets between 50,000 and 300,000 kyats at 1876, shop.com.mm, and flymya.com.

Embassy of Musical Mastery

Young Russian soloists, laureates of international competition will perform: Alexey Morozov (flute) and Alexey Melnikov (piano).

May 8, 6:30 pm. National Theater. Ywama Kyaung Street. Free Admission.

BKK Night Market

Clothing, accessories and food will be sold at this beach themed market held next to Botahtaung Harbor.

May 5-7, 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Vintage Luxury Yacht Hotel, Botahtung Jetty.


Book Launch and Exhibition: Catching the Light by Birgit Neiser

The photographs in this exhibition are a selection of images from the newly published book Catching the Light, featuring documentary photos and text by the German photographer Birgit Neiser.

May 4-14. Myanmar Deitta, 3rd floor, No. 49, 44th Street.

French (Love) Friday: Chasing the Monsoon

The final French (Love) Friday before the rainy season. Burmese band The Vision plays blues, rock and indie songs in Burmese, English and French.

May 5, 8 p.m. Institut Français de Birmanie, Pyay Road. Entry fee is 8,000 kyats and includes two beers.

Black Out Party

DJs will perform all night.

May 6, 10 p.m. DJ’s Bar, Inya Lake Hotel, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road.

Bollywood Party

Club Rizzoli presents the Bollywood Party the first Saturday of every month, offering Bollywood beats and drink specials.

May 6, 6:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Happy hour from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Club Rizzoli, No. 40 Natmauk Road, Tamwe Tsp.

Solo Exhibition

Kauknwe Kanaung’s solo exhibition features 15 oil paintings.

May 1-28. Eternal Art Gallery, Yuzana Garden Housing.


Nyein Chan Su’s solo exhibition features some 50 paintings on the theme of people in political transition.

May 6-10. Studio Square. Pearl Condo. Kabar Aye Pagoda Road.