Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 26 December 2017

Iron Cross: New Year Countdown | Dec. 31

Myanmar’s most famous rock band will rock the Minder Ground to usher in the New Year. The show will be broadcast live on MRTV.

Dec. 31, 9.30 pm. Minder Ground, Dagon Tsp. Free Show.

Hninzi Anyeint | Dec. 30

Star actors perform satirical comedy routines.

Dec. 30, 7 pm. Royal Garden Hotel. Tickets 30,000 to 100,000 kyats at Taw Win Center, Mann Thiri Recording, Nobody Fashion (Yankin Center).

Capital Hypermarket New Year Countdown | Dec. 31

Famous singers including L Lun Wa, Aung Htet and Nin Zi May will perform.

Dec. 31, 6 pm-12 pm. Minnandar Road, Dawbon Tsp. Free Show.

Human Rights Human Dignity Film Festival | Dec. 30

More than 10 films that have won awards or that have been shortlisted will be screened.

Dec. 30, 6 pm-9 pm. Maha Bandoola Park, Sule Road, Kyauktada Tsp. Free Show.

Chatrium New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party | Dec. 31

Wai La, May Sweet, Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein, Here & Now Dance Group and Immortal Band will perform. International buffet dinner including wine, beer and soft drinks included.

Dec. 31, 7 pm-12 pm. Chatrium Hotel. Tickets $140-160. Limited booking.

Charity Circus | Jan. 2-5

Arzarni San San Circus and magicians will perform at this charitable show at Botatung Pagoda Festival.

Jan. 2-5. 9 pm-12 pm. Botatung Pagoda. Tickets at 09-73203508

People’s Square Night Market | Dec. 29-31

Music, fun, food and a lucky draw will be featured at this event.

Dec. 29-31. Myanmar Culture Valley, People’s Square.

New Year Countdown Party | Dec. 31

Singers Mary and Youn Ni Ko and various DJs will perform.

Dec. 31, 7 pm. Vista Bar, No. 168, corner of Yedashae Street and Shwegondain Road, Bahan Tsp. Admission 10,000 kyats. Tickets at 09-73228586

Art Exhibition: Planet of Color | Dec. 31-Jan. 2

Nine painters will showcase their modern paintings at this group exhibit.

Dec. 31-Jan. 2, 43 Art Gallery, 43rd Street.

Deadly Rhyme | Dec. 29-Jan. 11

Khit Bhone Mo portrays death and the pain of human life, and the truth “beneath the skin of earthlings” to the accompaniment of rhymes in this solo show.

Dec. 29-Jan.11, New Zero Art Space, No 202, 2nd Floor, United Condo, Alanpya Pagoda Road, Dagon Tsp.