Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week (July 26)

By Wei Yan Aung 26 July 2016

The Irrawaddy picks 10 interesting events happening in Rangoon this week.

English for Effective CommunicationsFree English Language Classes

The Center of Excellence for Business Skills Development offers a free class called ‘English Language Toolkit for Effective Communication’ every Saturday. Everyone who attends receives a certificate following completion of the class. Register by emailing [email protected]. or [email protected].

Where: Center of Excellence for Business Skills Development, Parami Road, Hlaing Campus. Tel: 09 976 114933

When: Saturday, July 30, 2pm to 4pm

YogaAnusara Workshop Series: Finding Transformation with Yoga

This three-part weekend workshop series will focus on exploring effective alignment through Anusara’s universal principles. There will be three sessions—Saturday, 10:30 to 1:30 pm; Saturday, 3:00 to 5:30 pm; and Sunday, 2:30 to 5:30 pm. The classes cost $45 for one session, $80 for two sessions and $110 for all three sessions.

Where: Yangon Yoga House, Room 4, Yankin Lan Thwe, Yankin Tsp.

Where: Saturday, July 30, 2016

yangon-running-club-coverYangon Running Club

Weekly runs leave from Balance Fitness 2 on Thursdays at 6:15 a.m. and Saturdays at 7:15 a.m. Runners of any level are welcome to join.

Where: Balance Fitness 2, No 103, University Ave Road & Thanlwin Street, Bahan Tsp.

When: Saturday July 30, 7am to 10:30am

Gays, LesbiansFAB 42 Club Night

DJs will spin at J-One Music Bar at this party for LGBT patrons and friends. The entrance fee is 5,000 kyats.

Where: J-One Music Bar, Bo Cho Street, behind Union Business Centre, Tamwe Tsp.

When: Saturday, July 30, starts at 10 p.m.

13690808_696744273798455_1486368261915529597_n - CopyBook Fair

About 160 vendors will sell books at discounts of 10 to 50 percent at a book fair organized by the Ministry of Information. Readings will also be held, with 18 papers on Burmese politics to be shared.

Where: Printing and Publishing Enterprise Headquarters on Theinbyu Street (opposite the Secretariat)

When: Friday, July 29 to Sunday, 31 July

13680762_1182940881758390_389616798897162476_nTrade Show

Organized by the Myanmar Intellectual Proprietors’ Association, the Myanmar Famous Brands Expo and Promo will be held at Tatmadaw Hall.

Where: Tatmadaw Hall, U Wisara Road

When: Friday, July 29 to Sunday, July 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Open Mic NightOpen Mic Night

For anyone who ever wanted to sing on stage, 7th Joint Bar and Grill hosts an open mic night every Tuesday night. Entrance is free.

Where: 7th Joint Bar and Grill, Shwe Asia Building, 48th Street and Mahabandula Road, Botahtaung Tsp. Tel: 09261399933

When: Tuesday, July 26, starts at 8 p.m.

13620167_1059101250847301_5611312477145962848_n‘New Vision’ Exhibition

This group art exhibition at Lokanat Gallery showcases more than 80 paintings with prices between $200 and $500.

Where: Lokanat Gallery, 62 Pansodan St, 1st Floor, Kyauktada Tsp. Tel. 095-1382-269

When: Wednesday, July 27 to Sunday, July 31

13631445_540812212773299_909312273339928_nComic Exhibition

Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association features more than 80 works by 31 comic artists.

Where: Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association, Bogyoke Market

When: Wednesday, July 27 to Sunday, July 31

13692669_996616560386868_1060539941779314845_nKorea-Myanmar Exchange Exhibition

A graphic design exchange exhibition will be held at the New Treasure Art Gallery.

Where: New Treasure Art Gallery, No. 84/A, Thanlwin Street, Golden Hill Avenue, Bahan Tsp. Tel: 01-526776, 503712

When: Sunday, July 30 to Friday, August 5