Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week (June 6)

By Wei Yan Aung 6 June 2017

Clean Yangon Campaign | June 11

This campaign aims to work together to keep the city clean.

June 11, 4 to 6 pm. Maha Bandula Park.

Arker Kyaw Solo Exhibition | June 8-11

The inspiration for these paintings, Arker’s pet Arowana fish Luckie, has been transformed by his artistry and imagination into something exotic and elegant.

June 8-11, River Gallery, 38th Street, beside the Strand Hotel.

World Lethwei Championship (WLC 2) | June 10

Burma’s second World Lethwei Championship will include nine matches, with the main event featuring Burma’s Soe Lin Oo and Poland’s Artur Saladiak.

June 10, 6 pm. Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium (1). Tickets between 10,000 and 200,000 kyats are available at 09-451010789 or 09-965010789.

Voice of Youth | June 8

The musical performance from young musicians aims to promote freedom of expression, equality and rights of the youth.

June 8, 6 pm. People’s Park. Free Admission.


Views for All | June 3-11

Photographer Htein Lin showcases scenery captured on his travels across Burma, Japan and Korea.

June 3-11. 43 Art Gallery, 43rd Street, Botahtaung Tsp.


Under Dawg Festival | June 12

This festival features K-Pop singer Cl (2NE1) and US rappers Nelly and Soulja Boy.

June 12, 4 pm until late. Thuwunnabhumi Event Park, Thingangyun Tsp. Tickets priced between 30,000 and 800,000 kyats available at 09-260702700, 09-260702800, 09-454545461, and 09-454545462.

EU International Education Fair | June 9-11

Learn about the EU’s scholarship program—ERASMUS—to study at prestigious universities across Europe. ERASMUS scholarships provide free tuition, travel and living costs for the entire duration of the programs.

June 9-11. Starts at 11 am, 11:30 am and 10 am, respectively, on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Tatmadaw Hall, U Wisara Road.


Engineering Career Conference | June 11

Leading engineering companies will be hiring at this event. Make sure you bring more than one CV. Register here. Details at 09-954459183.

June 11, 9 am to 6 pm. Grand Ball Room, Sedona Hotel.


Kin Maung Yin’s Kin Maung Yin | June 10-12

This art exhibition is held in remembrance of renowned artist Kin Maung Yin who died three years ago. Sixty of his paintings will be on display—20 on each day of the three-day exhibition.

June 10-12. Peace Gallery, Maha Bandula Street, Kyauktada Tsp.


Give Peace a Chance | June 3-9

Artist Myint Soe’s desperate longing for peace is reflected in his paintings and installations. Half of the proceeds will go to IDP camps in Kachin State.

June 3-9. Nawaday Tharlar Art Gallery, No. 304, 20/B, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.