Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 5 April 2017

French (Love) Friday Special Water Festival! | April 7

Thxa Soe will make you dance all night with his mix of traditional Burmese folk songs with contemporary electronic music.

April 7, 8 pm to 1 am. Institut Français de Birmanie. No. 340, Pyay Road. Sanchaung Tsp. Admission is 8,000 kyats, includes one water gun and two beers.

YOUK $HI – Made in Myanmar | April 12

The third edition of this musical event features top Burmese hip-hop artists and DJs.

April 12, 4 pm to 10 pm. Mya Yeik Nyo Hotel. Tickets are 10,000 kyats in advance or 12,000 kyats at the door.

Myanmar International Light Festival | Until April 30

Lights in various shapes and designs decorate the park throughout the month of April at this festival.

Every day until April 30. 5:30 pm to 10 pm. People’s Square. Admission is 3,000 kyats.

Shwe Daung Circus | Thurs-Sun through April

Shwe Daung Circus has been performing in Rangoon since February and will continue until the end of April.

Every Thurs. and Fri. at 8 pm, Sat. at 3 pm and 8 pm, Sun. at 11 am, 3 pm and 6 pm. People’s Park (Dhammazedi Road Entrance). Tickets start at 5,000 kyats available at City Mart or 09-960012348.


Tuesday Snippets | Every Tuesday

Every Tuesday evening Pansodan opens its gallery space for a gathering, where all sorts of people enjoy conversation and beverages until late at night. Guitars generally come out after midnight.

Every Tuesday. 7 pm to 10 pm. Pansodan Gallery, Pansodan St. Free admission.

Lust Night | April 7

Enjoy pre-Thingyan fun at Muse Bar with DJs and water.

April 7, 10 pm to 2 am. Muse Bar. No. 330, Ahlone Road, Yangon International Hotel Compound, Dagon Tsp.

Young Artist’s Exhibition | April 1-28

Ten-year-old artist Aung Nay Myo Khant will showcase 41 acrylic works at Eternal Art Gallery.

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

Authentic Art | April 7-10

A group exhibition of six artists will feature around 60 watercolor paintings.

April 7-10. Gallery 65, No. 65, Yaw Myin Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.

Survival Art Exhibition | April 4-7

There will be more than 60 paintings in different mediums showcased by 20 artists. Thirty percent of the proceeds will be donated to a nunnery school in Thingangyun Township.

April 4-7. Hninzi Myaing Art Gallery, Hninzigon Home for the Aged.


Hue | April 5-9

A group art exhibition featuring twelve artists will showcase more than 40 paintings in different mediums.

April 5-9. Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association (Central), Bogyoke Market.