The Irrawaddy

Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra | Feb. 9

The Myanmar National Symphony Orchestra, as part of its Concerts 2018 program, will perform accompanied by Japanese musicians.

Feb. 9, 6.30 p.m. National Theatre, Myoma Kyaung Street. Free admission.

Yangon Waterboom Night Market Show | Feb. 10-14

Celebrated vocalists and dance troupes will perform songs and Chinese dragon dances.

Feb. 10-14. Yangon Waterboom Night Market, Yamona Road, Dawbon Tsp.

Inspiring Myanmar Arts & Crafts Show | Feb. 11-13

This show organized by Myanmar Cultural Heritage Trust will feature exhibition booths set up by ethnic groups, performances of traditional dances, and traditional handicrafts and food.

Feb. 11-13. Seinn Lann So Pyay Garden, Inya Road. Free admission.

Benefit for Blind Violin Students | Feb. 8

The Concert in Aid of the Violin Study Program for Blind Children will support music education for blind children from the poorest sectors of society who attend the Kyeemindine School for the Blind in Yangon. The program uses music to offer educational opportunities to children, and as a tool for building their skills and confidence, and to create profile-raising opportunities for the children and the school.

Feb. 8, 7 p.m. Yangon Gallery, People’s Park.

Myanmar International Furniture Expo | Feb. 8-11

Furniture will be sold at discounted prices through a lucky draw system.

Feb. 8-11. Tatmadaw Hall, U Wisara Road.

Guitar Solo Contest | Feb. 12

Visitors will have a chance to enjoy the contestants’ original music.

Feb. 12. Hledan Centre, Pyay Road.

Water Color 2018 Art Exhibition | Feb. 10-14

Works by six foreign and local water-color artists will be on display.

Feb. 10-14. Gallery 65, Yawmingyi Street

Night Memo Art Exhibition | Feb. 9-11

Artist Lu Maw Han’s night-themed paintings will be on display.

Feb. 9-11. Studio Square, Naha Bandoola Park Road, Kyaiktada Tsp.

Beauty of Myanmar Art Exhibition | Feb. 6-10

Artist Lapyae’s works draw on Myanmar traditions and culture.

Feb. 6-10. Tawwin Gallery, Bogyoke Market.

The Third Arrow Art Exhibition | Feb. 10-14

Paintings in various media by a number of artists will be on display at this show organized by Art Hobbyists Community.

Feb. 10-14. Moon Art Gallery, 35th Street, Kyauktada Tsp.