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Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week (July 25)

By The Irrawaddy 25 July 2017

Urban Talent: Rock Battle | July 29

Young rockers compete at this singing contest along with a performance by the famous Myanmar rock band The Idiots.

July 29, 6 pm to 8 pm. Fusan basketball court near Myanmar Plaza, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road. Free Admission.  

 

Book Sale | August 1-13

To mark its 18th anniversary, Seikku Cho Cho Publishing House holds a book sale with special discounts and gifts.

August 1-13, Anawar Buddhist Hall, Kyar Taw Ya St, Shwedagon Eastern Gate.


Monsoon Classical Concert | July 27

Attachment of Clouds, a youth orchestra that plays at church services, ceremonies and public concerts, performs monsoon melodies.

July 27, 7 pm. Yangon Gallery, People’s Park, Dagon Tsp. Free Admission.  

 

Tech Career Expo | July 30

Top tech companies in Yangon recruit for hundreds of openings along with panel discussions and talks on career advancement.

July 30, 9 am to 5 pm. Sedona Hotel.

Zumba Dance | July 29

This event is about dancing Zumba together in order to raise health awareness.

July 29,  6am to 7 am. People’s Park. Free participation.

 

Affordable Apartment Exhibition and Sale | July 28-30

Affordable apartments starting from 15 million kyats (US$11,000) will be on sale, with payment plans of up to 15 years.

July 28-30. 9 am to 6 pm. Hledan Center

 

Monsoon Myanmar Arts and Crafts Exhibition | July 19-30

This exhibition showcases paintings, sculptures, bottle art, lacquerware, plus many products that are made in Myanmar.

July 19-30. Shu Khin Thar, Thanlyin Tsp.

 

U Ba Nyan’s Commemorative Art Exhibition | July 26-29

This exhibition commemorates U Ba Nyan (1897-1945), who played a key role in introducing Western techniques to Myanmar artists and is seen as an influential figure in the country’s art history. Some of his rarely seen paintings will be showcased.

July 26-29. National Museum, Pyay Road.

 

Form, Color & Space | July 29-Aug 1

Artist Ko Sai will show around 20 paintings playing with the theme of form, color and space.

July 29-August 1. Cloud 31 Art Gallery, 31st Street, Pabedan Tsp.

At The Tea Shop | July 22-28

Artist Kaung Kyaw Khaing’s solo show will feature around 10 paintings depicting teashops as part of Myanmar society.

July 22-28. Nawady Tharlar Art Gallery. Room No. 304, 20/B, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.

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