Ten Things to do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 20 June 2017

Artists Beyond Boundaries

This group art exhibition of 25 artists will showcase paintings, sculptures, installation and photos reflecting the political and social changes in Burma.

June 17-29. American Center, Taw Win St, Dagon Tsp.

Lethwei Nation Fight | June 25

Boxers from Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, and Uzbekistan will fight in this Myanmar boxing event. The main event features Myanmar’s Saw Gaw Mu Do and Thailand’s Payak Samui. Tickets are 5,000 to 50,000 kyats at 09-73009686, 09-964400215, 09-964300215.

June 25, 1 pm. Theinbyu Boxing Ring.

World Refugee Day Film Screening | June 20

In this first ever World Refugee Day event in Yangon, the film “Cast from the Storm” will be screened. It is about three teenage refugees who found a new home in Australia and new friendships at the Treehouse Theatre, an after-school theatre group.

June 20, 7:30 pm – 10 pm. Waziya Cinema, Bogyoke Aung San Road.

Rakhine Stories | June 22 – 29

This exhibition showcases photos captured by Chiara in her journey through the forests and villages of southern Rakhine State.

June 22-29. Myanmar Dietta, No. 49, 3rd Floor, 44th St.

Medical Humanitarian Action Photo Exhibition | June 22 – 25

The exhibition retraces Médicins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) past and current activities in Myanmar. It further presents unique portraits of MSF staff and patients, providing a glimpse into their everyday realities.

June 22-25. Yangon Gallery. People’s Park.

2nd European Food Festival | June 24

The best European restaurants in Yangon will present a mouthwatering selection of dishes in showcasing the culinary diversity of Europe with dishes from 28 countries on offer.

June 24, 3 pm until late. Rose Garden Hotel, No. 171 Upper Pansodan St. Tickets 20,000 kyats

Fête de la Musique | June 24

The Fête de la Musique (Music Day), is an annual music celebration happening all over the world where amateur and professional musicians are encouraged to perform under the slogan  ‘Make Music.’ Artists such as Gabriel, Ito and Darko along with many talented local musicians will be taking center stage at Myanm/art gallery for a day of experimental/indie music.

June 24, 11 am – 7 pm. Myanm/Art. No. 98, 3rd Floor, Bogalayzay St.

Win Pe Solo Show | June 20 – 24

Artist U Win Pe will showcase over 50 acrylic works at his solo exhibition.

June 20-24. Think Art Gallery, No. 23, Nawaday Street, Dagon Tsp.

Sketches of 38 Artists

This group art exhibition will feature more than 70 sketches by—you guessed it—38 artists.

June 18-25. 43 Art Gallery, 43 St.

Music Festival | June 25

Dozens of famous classical, pop and rock musicians will perform at this event. Tickets are 7,000 to 10,000 kyats at Call Center 1876: 01-392931, 01-378863.

June 25. 6 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung St.