Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week
By Wei Yan Aung 29 November 2016
Iron Cross Live Show | December 3
On Saturday, rock out with arguably the most famous band in Burma. Influenced by the sounds of the Rolling Stones, Metallica, and Van Halen, the band with the ubiquitous logo has entertained Burmese audiences for nearly three decades, and their concerts have been known to last three glorious hours.
Dec. 3, 7:00pm, Kandawgyi Myaw Sin Kyun. Tickets 10,000 kyats, available at 1876, 01-398890.
Zaw Win Shein’s Solo | December 3
Celebrated Burmese singer Zaw Win Shein, whose musical career has spanned decades, will perform solo for the very first time since the 1980s.
Dec. 3, National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street. Tickets 7,000-50,000 kyats at 1876.
Premium Class Music Show | November 30
R Zarni and Wai Su Khaing Thein, the chart-topping Burmese singing duet, will bring their romantic sounds to The Loft House on Wednesday night. Finish off the month of November with good music, delicious food, and tasty drinks at this rooftop locale.
Nov. 30, 7:00pm, The Loft House, Kyaik Waing Pagoda Street, Mayangone Tsp.
Home for the Aged Funfair | December 3
The Hninzigon Home for the Aged will host its 55th funfair on Saturday with music shows, a book fair, and lots of activities. Founded in 1933, the Home provides accommodation to the elderly homeless from across Burma, and strives to create a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.
Dec. 3, Hninzigon Home for the Aged, 21, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Tsp.
Book Sale | December 1-4
The Ministry of Information will organize a book sale and paper-reading sessions on contemporary history. Over 200 publishing houses will be selling books for special prices.
Dec. 1-4, Building of Printing and Publishing Enterprise, 228, Theinbyu Street.
Korea Fair | December 2
This fair will be a one-stop event to experience Korean foods, Korean language, and tourist attractions in Korea.
Dec.2, 5:00pm, Yangon Plaza.
May Ko Naing Photo Exhibition | All Week
A solo exhibition by photographer May Ko Naing features over 20 photos on the themes of identity, fear, freedom, humanity, identity, and nudity.
Nov. 27-Dec. 11, New Zero Art Space, No. 202, 2nd Floor, United Condo, Ah Lan Pya Pagoda Road, Dagon Tsp.
Myanmar Ladies Art Exhibition | December 2-6
The second Myanmar Ladies Art Exhibition will feature over 300 artistic works of different mediums.
Dec. 2-6, Yangon Gallery, People’s Park, Dagon Tsp.
Once Upon A Dream | December 2-7
Ye Aung Myat will show his second solo art exhibition, featuring 26 oil paintings and acrylic works.
Dec. 2-7, Lokanat Galleries, No. 62, 1st Floor, Pansodan Street, Kyauktada Tsp.
Mangroves’ The Forest of the Tide | All Week
This exhibition aims to raise public awareness about mangroves, the important tropical trees which grow in coastal waters—with paintings, installations and video clips about mangrove forests in Burma.
Nov. 25-Dec. 4, Gallery 65, No. 65, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.