The Irrawaddy

Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

Rock and Roll Travelers | Jan. 20

Myanmar’s pioneer rock star Zaw Win Htut will perform.

Jan. 20, 5:30 pm. Rose Garden Hotel, Upper Pansodan Street. Tickets 50,000 kyats (standing), 80,000 kyats (seated), and VIP tickets at 09-964255150, Emperor Fan Club and Mann Thiri Recording.

Hninzi Anyeint | Jan. 19-20

Star actors perform satirical comedy routines. Proceeds will be donated for Rakhine State.

Jan. 19-20, 7 pm. National Museum. Tickets 10,000 to 100,000 kyats at Taw Win Center, Mann Thiri Recording, Nobody Fashion (Yankin Center).

AFC Champions League 2018 Preliminary Stage | Jan. 16

Myanmar’s Shan United FC will host Philippines’ Cres Negros FC.

Jan. 16, 4 pm. Thuwunna Stadium, Tickets 1,000-2,000 kyats.

Artisans Handmade Craft Fair | Jan. 19-21

Fifteen artists will showcase theirs arts and crafts at this exhibition along with body painting.

Jan. 19-21, 10 am to 10 pm. Sule Square, Sule Pagoda Road.

Japanese Film Festival | Jan. 19-28

Sixteen Japanese films will be screened at this film festival.

Jan. 19-28, two shows at 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm, respectively, Naypyitaw Cinema, Free tickets an hour before each show at the cinema.

Shwe Property Affordable Housing Expo | Jan. 19-21

Affordable apartments in Hlaing, Kamayut, Sanchaung and South Okkalapa townships will be up for grabs. Prices start from 20 million kyats.

Jan. 19-21, 9 am-6 pm. Hledan Center.

Kitchen Utensil Sale | Jan. 9-22

Cooking utensil are on sale at discounted prices.

Jan. 9-22, Capital Hyper Market, Thaketa Township.  

Inner Art | Jan. 20-24

A group art exhibition of five artists will feature modernist paintings and installation art.

Jan. 20-24. Bo Aung Kyaw Street Art Gallery, Bo Aung Kyaw Street.

Stains and Me | Jan. 13-19

This is a modernist art exhibition by Aung Zaw.

Jan. 13-19. Nawaday Tharlar Art Gallery, Yaw Min Gyi Street.

A Journey through Modern Art | Jan. 19-25

A group art exhibition of five artists will showcase modernist paintings on different subjects.

Jan. 19-25. OK Art Gallery, Aung San Stadium (North Wing)