Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week
By Wei Yan Aung 24 January 2017
Sunset Boat Party | January 28
This sunset party returns, featuring numerous DJs and food and drink on the Royal Irrawaddy’s upper deck.
Jan. 28, Arrive between 4:30-5:30 for departure. Botahtaung Jetty, The Royal Irrawaddy Boat. Cost is 15,000 kyats—one beer is included in the price.
Proud LGBT Film Festival | January 26-29
The third edition of this LGBT film festival will be held in support of Burma’s LGBT community.
Jan. 26-29. Institut Français, Pyay Road.
Classic Car Show 2017 | January 28-29
More than 40 vintage and classic cars, some of them manufactured a century ago, will be showcased along with music, magic and old films.
Jan. 28-29. Culture Valley, People’s Park. Admission fee is 1,000 kyats.
Charity Show for Naga Children | January 28
Artists organize a charity show for the rehabilitation of Naga children who suffered from a measles outbreak last year. Donations in cash and kind can be made at 09-450028339 and 09-973085669.
Jan. 28, 7 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street.
Pyay Ti Oo Education Foundation Charity Show | January 29
Several of Burma’s chart-topping singers including Zaw Win Htut, R Zarni, Chan Chan, and Hay Mar Nay Win perform at this show, which also features an Anyeint performance.
Jan. 29, 7 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street.
Big Bag Fan Appreciation Event | January 29
Big Bag performs at Union Bar. Space is limited so advance ticket purchase is recommended.
Jan. 29, 7 pm. Union Bar & Grill, Strand Road and 42nd Street. Entry Fees is 10,000 kyats.
Gangaw Village | January 24-28
The 28th Gangaw Village group art exhibition will feature more than 100 works of some 50 artists. The first edition of the exhibition was held in the 1970s.
Jan. 24-28. Judson Center, No. 601 Pyay Road, Kamayut Township.
Father, Son and Granddaughter Art Exhibition | January 29 – February 2
Artist U Thet Nyunt, his son U Min Ko Naing and granddaughter have an art exhibition, featuring about 200 acrylic and watercolor paintings.
Jan. 29-Feb.2. New Treasure Art Gallery, No. 84/A Thanlwin Street.
Art+Plug: Metamorphosis | January 27-29
This group art exhibition by five artists features new media.
Jan. 27-29. Gallery 65, No. 65, Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Tsp. Admission fee is 500 kyats.
Traveling Art Exhibition | January 27-30
The 7th Artistic Traveler art exhibition features more than 60 paintings.
Jan. 27-30. Sein Lan So Pyay Garden, Inya Lake, Inya Road.