Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

By The Irrawaddy 23 January 2018

21st Century Panglong Football Friendly | Jan. 27

Politicians, artists and footballers will play in a friendly soccer match to support the 21st Century Panglong peace conference along with a performance by singers.

Jan. 27, 2 p.m. Thuwunna Stadium.

BarCamp Yangon 2018 | Jan. 27-28

More than 5,000 BarCampers are set to participate in this technology event. Registration here.

Jan. 27-28, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MICT Park, Hlaing University Campus.

Duwun Food Carnival | Jan. 27-28

There will be more than 100 food stalls of various foods and snacks plus a performance by singers.

Jan. 27-28, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. People’s Park.



Elephant Poaching Awareness Graffiti | Until Jan. 31

Graffiti artist Arkar Kyaw has created artwork to raise public awareness of elephant poaching in Myanmar.

Until Jan. 31, Junction City, Bogyoke Aung San Road.

Overload EDM Festival | Jan. 28

Foreign musicians will perform at this electronic dance music festival.

Jan. 28, 7 p.m. Fuse Bar & Music Lounge, Myanmar Plaza, Tickets 15,000 kyats at 09-254999254.

& Proud Festival | Jan. 27-28

This event features films, dances, games, and music with Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein taking the stage at 5 p.m. on Saturday, and Mary and Wun Zai Yan performing from 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Jan. 27-28, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thakhin Mya Garden. Free Admission.

Party on the Train | Jan. 27

The first ever party on the train from Yangon to Bago and back to Yangon to the accompaniment of house, techno and psytrance music.

Jan. 27, 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Yangon Central Railway Station. Tickets 20,000 kyats at 09-451010789.

Thittsar Mitta Shwe Mann Thabin | Jan. 27-31

This Anyeint troupe will perform at Kyaikkasan Pagoda Festival.

Jan. 27-31. Kyaikkasan Pagoda, Thingangyun Township. Tickets at 09-420073137, 09-795138200.

I Am Min Thar Gyi | Jan. 27-31

Min Thar Gyi will showcase his acrylic creations at his second solo show.

Jan. 27-31, 43 Art Gallery, 43rd Street, Botahtaung Tsp.

Paper Works by Min Zaw | Jan. 20-27

This exhibition features paper collages created by Min Zaw.

Jan. 20-27, Studio Square Art Gallery, Maha Bandoola Garden Street.