Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 27 December 2016

Iron Cross Concert | December 31

Bid farewell to 2016 and welcome the New Year with Burma’s celebrated rock band Iron Cross.

Dec. 31, 9:30 pm. People’s Park and People’s Square. Free Show.

Countdown 2017 | December 31

Chart-topping Burmese singers and DJs including Big Bag, Wai La, Sandi Myint Lwin and DJ Wyne will be there to countdown to the New Year. Live on MRTV-4, Channel 7, and 4HD.

Dec. 31, 5 pm. Minder Ground, Myoma Kyaung Street. Bring your national IDs to get free tickets at 4TV showrooms.

Urban Talent  | December 27

Watch teens compete in the Urban Talent acoustic cover contest at Inya Lake.

Dec. 27, 6 pm – 8 pm, Sein Lan So Pyay, Inya Road.

Ni Ni Win Shwe & Classic Artists Musical

Nearly a dozen Burmese veteran traditional music singers will join Ni Ni Win Shwe on stage.

Dec. 30, 7 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung St. Ticket prices between 7,000 and 30,000 kyats available at 09-451010789 and 09-965010789.

Charity Concert for Orphanages | December 31

Dozens of artists and dancers will join this concert dedicated to orphans.

Dec. 31, 7 pm. Golden Park Korea Spa Land, Panglong Street, Dagon (North).

White Rainbow Poetry Performance | December 29

Join the 10th anniversary of the White Rainbow poetry event. This initiative of artists and poets to care for HIV-infected orphans will be held featuring poems, songs and performances. Donations will be accepted for orphans living with HIV.

Dec. 29, 2 pm – 5 pm. Taw Win Hnin Si Hall, Shwegondaing.

Japan-Burma Charity Concert | January 1

All proceeds from this concert go to philanthropic activities of U Kyaw Thu, the founder of Free Funeral Service Society (FFSS). Souvenirs will also be sold.

Jan. 1, 9 am. FFSS Office, North Dagon Tsp.  

Rangoon Discount Fair 2017 | January 2-4

A wide variety of household and consumer goods will be up for grabs at discounted prices.

Jan. 2-4, 9 am – 5 pm. Tatmadaw Hall, U Wisara Road.

Floating Field | December 27-30

This solo art exhibition by artist Nyein Chan Su will feature 15 oil paintings depicting his memories of Shan State’s Inle Lake.

Dec. 27-30, 10 am – 6 pm. The Yangon Gallery, Pyay Road, People’s Park & Square.

The Essence of Emotion | December 30

A group art exhibition of nine artists will showcases around 50 oil paintings, watercolors and acrylics.

Dec. 31-Jan 1. Gallery 65, No. 65, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.