Ten Things to do in Rangoon This Week
By Wei Yan Aung 20 December 2016
Music Festival | December 24
Are you ready for Christmas? Get into the festive spirit at this concert organized by V Entertainment. The dress code is all white. Tickets can be purchased here or by calling 09-44407 0808.
Dec. 24, 3pm-12am. The One Entertainment Park, Paw San Hmwe St, Thuwunna, Thingangyun Tsp.
Christmas Opera Musical Festival | December 23-25
This festival features music and dramatic operas chosen for Christmas. Tickets are available by calling 01-646533 or 09-970090461
Dec. 23-25, 10am-9:30pm. Myanmar Convention Center (MCC) on Min Dhamma Road, Mayangone Tsp. Tickets 3,000-8,000 kyats.
3rd Dynamic Photo Art Exhibition | December 21-23
This photo exhibition features photos from 37 photographers taken around Burma, including underwater life in Kawthaung and Shan State landscapes. Around 80 photographs will be sold and 50 percent of the profits will go to different charity groups.
Dec. 21-23, 10am – 6 pm. Yangon Gallery, Pyay Road, People’s Park & Square, Sanchaung Tsp.
Slam Express 4 | December 23
Slam Express is a platform for freedom of expression through art and poetry. Come and read a poem, a paragraph, lyrics, or just listen to others. The only rule is that whatever you are performing must be your own work.
Dec 23, 6:30pm-8:00pm. Pansuriya Gallery, No 100, Bogalay Zay street, Botahtaung Tsp., Free Admission.
Yangon Hash House Harriers Saturday Run | Every Saturday
The Yangon Hash is a mixed, family-style run usually lasting about an hour that meets every Saturday at 2:30pm at the main gate to Yangon University on University Avenue. The run is followed by food and drink at different restaurants in Yangon.
Every Sat, 2:30. Yangon University. 5,000 kyats.
Christmas Dinner | December 25
Roast turkey, sides, dessert, and a half bottle of house wine or two draught beers for 20,000 kyats. Advanced ticket sales, first come first served.
Dec. 25, 1pm-11pm. The Fat Ox Bar, 50th Street, Middle Block, Botahtaung Tsp. Tel: 09-975 800552. 20,000 kyats per person.
Golden Circus Papillon Performance | Tues-Sun until December 25
This French troupe showcases trapeze, juggling, clowns, tightrope, magic and more.
Tuesdays-Sundays until Dec. 25, Tues-Fri: 7pm-9pm. Sat-Sun: 3pm-5pm and 7pm-9pm. Aung Thu Kha Compound, Min Nandar Road, Anawmar (1) Ward, Tharkayta Tsp.
Group Art Exhibition: Unbreakable Beauty of Winter | December 17-28
Artists from North Okkalapa Township will hold a group art exhibition, showcasing 88 works of oil painting, watercolor, and acrylic.
Dec.17-Dec.28, Ayerwon Art Gallery at No. 903 – 904, U Ba Kyi Street, 58 Ward, Dagon Seikkan Tsp. Tel: 09-45005 7167
Charity Art Exhibition | December 20-30
More than 20 paintings will be showcased and 50 percent of the profits will be donated to Se Sa Yeik Home for the Aged.
Dec. 20-30, Taw Win Art Gallery, Bogyoke Market.
Solo Art Exhibition | December 21-22
Female artist Black Rose will hold her solo art exhibition—29 paintings focusing on the life of Burma’s State Counselor since childhood.
Dec. 21-22, Cloud 31 Art Gallery, No.49/51 (first floor), 31st Street (lower block) between Merchant Street and Mahabandoola Street.