Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week
By Wei Yan Aung 27 September 2016
International Watercolor Society Myanmar
A group exhibition of work from more than 20 artists will be showcased at New Treasure Gallery.
Where: New Treasure Art Gallery, No. 84/A, Thanlwin Street, Golden Hill Avenue, Bahan Tsp. Tel: 01-526776, 503712
When: Wednesday, September 14 to Thursday, September 29
Maung Thiha Solo Exhibition
Local watercolor artist Maung Thiha displays his depictions of Bagan’s Ananda Temple in this solo exhibition at Lokanat Art Gallery.
Where: Lokanat Galleries, No.62, First Floor, Pansodan Street, Kyauktada Tsp. Tel: 095-1382-269
When: Sunday, October 2 to Friday, October 7
North Okkalapa Township Exhibition
A group art exhibition titled “North Okkalapa Township” will be held at Myanmar Artist & Artisan Association (Central).
Where: Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association (Central), Bogyoke Market
When: Wednesday, September 28 to Sunday, October 2
An art exhibition of five female artists will showcase over 50 paintings at Gallery 65.
Where: Gallery 65, Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Tsp.
When: Saturday, October 1 to Monday, October 3
Orchestra for Myanmar
As part of the Monsoon Art Festival 2016, Yangon Gallery will host the Orchestra for Myanmar joined by special guest musicians from the Taipei University of Education in Taiwan.
Where: Yangon Gallery, People’s Square, Pyay Road, Sanchaung Tsp. Tel: 09-73827777
When: Thursday, September 29
Golden Land Music Festival
International DJs will headline this all-day music festival. Tickets are available at Balance Fitness 1, 2 & Frolick at Taw Win Centre, Junction Square and People’s Park.
Where: Shwe Htut Tin Compound, beside Sky Star Hotel, East Horse Racing Course Road, Tamwe Tsp. Tel: 09-451010789; 09-965010789
When: Saturday, October 1, 4 pm
Chit and Eaint Kaung Duet Show
Celebrated Burmese singer Chit Kaung and his talented daughter Eaint Chit will perform duets at the National Theater. Tickets, priced between 10,000 kyats and 100,000 kyats, are available at Mann Thiri Recording Studio and SNW Stores at Myanmar Plaza and Junction Square.
Where: National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street, Dagon Tsp. Tel: 09-451010789; 09-965010789; 09-782097436
When: Saturday, October 1, 6 pm
Iron Cross, the rock band formed by some of Burma’s most successful musicians including Lay Phyu, Ah Nge, Myo Gyi and Y Wine, will entertain crowds at People’s Park on Saturday. Tickets are available for 10,000 kyats at Mann Thiri Recording Studio and Nobody Fashion Shop at Yankin Center, Dagon Center, Junction Mawtin, and City Mart in Yankin and Myae Ni Gone
Where: Garden 1, People’s Park & Square, Sanchaung Tsp.
When: Saturday October 1, 7 pm
Several publishing houses, including Seikku Cho Cho, Kankaw Wut Yi, Today, Quality, Myat Pwint, will be offering their publications with a ten percent discount at Myae Ni Gone City Mart Supermarket.
Where: City Mart Supermarket, No. 231 Pyay Road, Sanchaung Tsp.
When: Friday, September 30 to Wednesday, October 5
The Four at Harry’s Bar
Local band The Four perform live at Harry’s Bar Myanmar every Friday.
Where: Harry’s Bar, Ground Floor, Myanmar Plaza, No. 192 Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Tsp.
When: Every Friday, 7:30pm to 10:30pm