The Irrawaddy

Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

Youth Development Festival | Dec. 1-3

This festival features literature, arts, sports, IT and science activities as well as book sales, seminars and musical performances.

Dec. 1-3, 9 am to 5 pm. Yangon University Campus.

 

India-Myanmar Charity Bazaar | Dec. 2

There will be Indian food, games, handicrafts and exciting raffle gifts like airline tickets, hotel stay vouchers, jewelry, cruises and more.

Dec. 2, 11 am to 5 pm. Indian House, No.35, Than Ta Man Road (Near the American Center, Yangon), Dagon Tsp. Tickets 5,000 kyats at the Embassy of India, Coriander Leaf, and Marina Restaurant.

 

Cocktail Cruise | Dec. 1

Tuk Tuk Thai Cafe, Gekko, Union Bar & Grill, & Parami Pizza take to the Yangon River for a night of live jazz, cocktails and finger food.

Dec. 1, 6:30 pm to 9 pm. Botahtaung Jetty. Tickets 45,000+ per person at the above-mentioned restaurants.

 

Musical Charity | Dec. 1

Celebrated singers will perform for charity.

Dec. 1, 6:30 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street. Tickets 10,000 to 50,000 kyats at 09-77009157, 09-455573442.

Photo Exhibition: Cultural Heritage of Myanmar | Nov. 30 to Dec. 2

This exhibition will showcase more than 100 photos contested in the ‘Cultural Heritage of Myanmar’ photo contest organized by the Italian Embassy and Italian Trade Agency.

Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, Myanmar Deitta Gallery, No. 49, 3rd Floor, 44th Street, Botahtaung Tsp.

 

Pre-Christmas Sales | Dec. 1-3

Special sales and entertainment programs ahead of Christmas at Myanmar Plaza.

Dec. 1-3. Myanmar Plaza, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road.

My World My Fan My Show: Ye Lay | Dec. 2

Singer Ye Lay will sing for his fans at People’s Park.

Dec. 2, 6 pm. People’s Park. Tickets 9,000 to 30,000 kyats at City Mart shopping centers (Yankin & Myaynigon) and 09-770950004.

 

Umbrellas: Exhibition | Nov. 25 to Dec. 4

Thiha showcases his watercolor works depicting umbrellas used in Myanmar society.

Nov. 25-Dec. 4. Lokanat Galleries, 62 Pansodan St, 1st Floor, Kyauktada Tsp.

 

Aung Naing Maung: 13th Solo | Nov. 25-29

This exhibition showcases portraits of Myanmar’s political celebrities and paintings depicting Myanmar traditions.

Nov. 25-29. 43 Art Gallery, 43rd Street, Botahtaung Tsp.

 

Fundraising Art Exhibition for San Zaw Htwe | Dec. 1-3

Former political prisoner-turned-artist San Zaw Htwe is suffering from serious liver cancer, and faces financial difficulties. Sixteen artists are organizing an art exhibition to raise funds for his medical expenses.

Dec. 1-3. Pansodan Scene, at the corner of Pansodan Street and Maha Bandoola Street.