Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 16 August 2016

FootballBogyoke Aung San Shield Soccer Final

The final match of the season, between Myanmar National League rivals Magway FC and Yangon United FC, will be held at Aung San Stadium.

Where: Aung San Stadium, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Tsp.

When: Wednesday, August 17, 3:30pm 

Save-Myanmar-Charity‘Save Myanmar’ Charity EDM Show

Organized by the Myanmar DJ Charity Foundation, an electronic dance music show will be held at J-One Music Bar to help flood victims. The entrance fee is 5,000 kyats.

Where: J-One Music Bar, Bo Cho Street, behind the Union Business Center, Tamwe Tsp., Tel: 09 5085908

When: Friday, August 19, 5pm

Art-in-MEArt in Me, Sculpted From Found Objects, Solo Exhibition Opening

Over the years, Artist Nann Nann has collected objects from antique shops around the country, which she has now repurposed as art.

Where: The Yangon Gallery, Pyay Road, People’s Park & Square, Sanchaung Tsp., Tel: 09-738 27777

When: Friday, August 19 to Tuesday, August 23

Myanmar-BoxingggMyanmar Lethwei World Championship

The country’s first Lethwei World Championship will be held in Rangoon with bouts between international champions and Burma’s fighters. Tickets are available for 10,000, 30,000 or 50,000 kyats, and the matches will also be aired live on Skynet Sport-3 and MNTV. Lethwei is a traditional Burmese form of martial art—or kickboxing—analogous to Muay Thai in Thailand.

Where: Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium

When: Sunday, August 21, 5pm

20160815_160828‘Atmosphere’ Watercolor Exhibition

A group watercolor exhibition featuring 77 artists will be held at Lokanat Gallery, with 200 paintings on display with prices between $100 and $1,500.

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

When: Monday, August 15 to Friday, August 19

IMG_5607MPP Yei Myint Charity Art Show

MPP Yei Myint holds a charity exhibition for flood victims at Cloud 31 Art Gallery. Twenty-five paintings, each priced at 300,000 kyats, will be on display. Half of the sale proceeds will be donated to flood victims through the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation.

Where: Cloud 31 Art Gallery, No.49/51, First Floor, 31st Street, Lower Block

When: Saturday, August 20 to Sunday, August 28

13902755_1628578164139662_6766200067536149849_nWatercolor Exhibition

A trio of watercolor artists will showcase 100 paintings at the River Ayeyarwaddy Gallery. There will be around 100 paintings on display at the exhibition.

Where: River Ayeyarwaddy Gallery, No. 134, 35th Street, Kyauktada Tsp., Tel:09-428324318

When: Monday, August 15 to Wednesday, August 17     

13906756_529229767276744_3927174542864594004_n (1)Myanmar Contemporary Art Movement’s ‘Crossing Borders III’

A group exhibition of about 30 paintings from 11 artists will be showcased at Think Art Gallery.

Where: Think Art Gallery, No. 23, Nawaday Street, Dagon Tsp., Tel: 09-5143266.

When: Sunday, August 21 to Saturday, August 27

IMG_5613Thanlyin 2016

Fourteen artists will showcase about 70 works in different mediums at the Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association.

Where: Myanmar Artists and Artisan Organization, Bogyoke Market

When: Wednesday, August 17 to Sunday, August 21

20160815_160828 (1)‘Waveless Water’ Charity Exhibition

A charity group art exhibition to benefit flood victims will be held at Hninzi Myaing Art Gallery at the Hninzigon Home for the Aged. Seventy percent of the proceeds from the sale will be donated.

Where: Hninzi Myaing Art Gallery, Hninzigon Home for the Aged, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road

When: Friday, August 19 to Tuesday, August 23