Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 23 August 2016

14022356_1195267907182012_3535180020453188398_n‘Beyond the 21’ Live Concert

Burmese singers Sithu Lwin and Tinzaw Maw perform in celebration of their 21-year-long musical careers. Tickets are available for 20,000, 30,000 and 40,000 kyats per person at the Myanmar Media Management Office at Dagon Center II.

Where: Myanmar Convention Center, Min Dhamma Road, Mayangone Tsp., Tel: 01-516987  

When: Saturday, August 27

Monsoon-IIHip-hop Show

Full Stop presents two of the biggest names in Burmese Hip Hop: J-me & G-Tone + House DJs.

Where: Sky Bar, Yangon International Hotel, Pyay Road

When: Saturday August 27, 9pm to 3am

Thailand-ConcertThailand Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Tour

Ninety international musicians from the Bangkok-based Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra will perform three concerts—in Rangoon, Naypyidaw and Mandalay, respectively. Reservations for the Rangoon performance can be made at [email protected].

Where: National Theatre, Myo Ma Kyaung Road, Dagon Tsp.

When: Friday, August 26, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

AmericanaLive Americana/Bluegrass/Traditional/Rock Music

The Ayeyarwaddy Delta Daredevils offer a night of home-cooked, industrial-strength, lowbrow Americana, bluegrass, traditional and rock music. Free admission.

Where: MOJO, No. 135 Inya Road, Bahan Tsp.

When: Saturday August 27, 2016, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Duwun-TalksDuwun Talks

Entrepreneurs give talks on how they transformed their dreams into reality. Admission is free but seats are limited and registration is required. Reserve tickets on the Duwun Talks Facebook page.

Where: Park Royal Hotel, 33 Alan Pya Phaya Road, Dagon Tsp.

When: Saturday, August 27, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Gradation-of-Pan‘Gradation of Pan’ Exhibition

A group art exhibition featuring more than 30 artists will be showcased at the River Ayeyarwaddy Art Gallery. More than 100 paintings will be on display for prices between US$200 and $1,000.

Where: River Ayeyarwaddy, No. 134, 35th Street, Kyauktada Tsp.

When: Wednesday, August 24 to Sunday, August 28

Go-To-DOWNTOWN‘Go to Downtown’ Exhibition

Artist Sanchaung Aung Min holds his second solo show featuring 41 watercolor paintings priced at $100 each.

Where: Lokanat Galleries, 62 Pansodan St, First Floor, Kyauktada Tsp., Tel. 095-1382-269

When: Sunday, August 21 to Thursday, August 25  

T-LInstallation Exhibition

Artist Htein Lin’s installation titled ‘Picking Up the Pieces’ will be held at Goethe Villa.

Where: Goethe Villa Yangon, No.8, Koh Min Koh Chin Street, Bahan Tsp.

Where: Thursday, August 16 to Monday, August 29

14-Pages‘14 Pages’ Art Exhibition

A group exhibition of artists from South Okkalapa Township will be held at the Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association with over 100 paintings for display.

Where: Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association, Bogyoke Market

When: Wednesday, August 24 to Sunday, August 28

My-Heart-My-Art‘My Heart My Art’ Exhibition

Artist Kay Moe Ko showcases 18 works selling for $900 each, in his second solo show.

Where: Lokanat Galleries, 62 Pansodan St, First Floor, Kyauktada Tsp. Tel. 095-1382-269

When: Thursday, August 25 to Wednesday, August 31