Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week
By Wei Yan Aung 25 October 2016
Youk Shi Acoustic
Big Bag and G Latt will be rocking out at Mya Yeik Nyo Hotel. Ticket prices are 9,000 kyats (US$7) per person, available over the phone at 09420211961 and 09785156769. Oh, and don’t forget to bring a mat with you—the show will be held on the lawn.
Where: Mya Nyeik Nyo Hotel, Bahan Tsp.
When: Saturday, Oct. 29 (5:00-11:00pm)
Famous Burmese singer Marizza will be putting on an unplugged solo performance at the National Theater on Friday. Tickets prices range from 10,000 kyats ($7.80) to 30,000 kyats ($23.40) per person and are available at Call Center 1876.
Where: National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street
When: Friday, Oct. 28
Anti-Human Trafficking Charity Show
A charity show to raise funds for anti-human trafficking efforts will be held at People’s Park and feature performances from dozens of famous singers, including Sandi Myint Lwin, J-Me, Eaint Chit, and dance groups. Tickets are available at City Mart supermarkets for 8,000 kyats ($6.24).
Where: People’s Park
When: Saturday, Oct. 29 (starts at 5pm)
Thadingyut Night at the Loft House
Chart-topping Burmese singers Wai La and Ni Ni Khin Zaw, along with pianist Myo Naing, will be performing at a Thadingyut show at the Loft House on Wednesday. For reservations, call 09788887788 or 09795258650.
Where: The Loft House, No. 33, Kyaik Waing Pagoda Road, Mayangon Tsp.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 26 (7:00-11.00pm)
Halloween Party at 50th Street Bar
What’s that? You don’t have plans for Halloween? Well, don’t miss what’s being touted as the best Halloween party in town, happening at 50th Street Bar and featuring a night of live music.
Bangkok’s Count the Thief will be taking over the upstairs stage for two nights—Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Also on Friday, Maze of Mara will be kicking off the night at 9:00pm, while on Saturday The Myth will open at 9pm. Other special guests, including Mat Callaghan, are also confirmed to perform. If you’re interested in playing, that’s an option, too.
Drink and food specials will also be available. All you have to do is show up in a costume.
When: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29
Where: 50th Street Café Restaurant and Bar, 50th Street, Botahtaung Tsp.
Art Exhibition by Nu Nu
Artist Nu Nu will showcase her fourth solo exhibition, featuring over 30 acrylic pantings.
Where: Lokanat Galleries, 62nd Pansodan St, Kyauktada Tsp.
When: Thursday October 27 to Monday October 31
Art Exhibition by Khaing Thazin Thet
Khaing Thazin Thet will showcase her first solo exhibition, featuring over 30 works with depictions of gold-colored trees in acrylic paint.
Where: Gallery 65, No. 65 Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.
When: Saturday, Oct. 29 to Monday, Oct. 31
Mandalay Group Artist Exhibition
Seven artists from Mandalay will hold a group art exhibition featuring some 70 works that depict rural scenes of Upper Burma.
Where: Ayerwon Art Gallery, No. 903-904, U Ba Kyi St, 58 Ward, Dagon Seikkan Tsp.
When: Saturday, Oct. 22 to Wednesday, Nov. 2
Duwun Talks: From Employee to Entrepreneur
Three young businesspersons who have forged careers as successful entrepreneurs will share their experiences during an afternoon discussion that is free to the public.
Where: Melia Hotel Yangon, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road
When: Saturday, Oct. 29 (3:00-6:00pm)
MPT Job Fair
One of Burma’s telecom operators, Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), will recruit for various positions in Sales & Distribution, Marketing, Communications, Engineering and Technology. For details, call 09-31349834
Where: Park Royal Hotel, No. 33, Alan Pya Phaya Road, Dagon Tsp.
Where: Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30 (9:00am-4.00pm)