The Irrawaddy

Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

 

Yangon Zay | March 18

This farmer’s market features organic fruits, flowers, food, entertainment and activities for kids.

March 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Tea Factory, Kan Yeik Tha Street, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road. Free Admission

Exo Festival Night Market | March 16-18

This night market showcases Korean, Thai, and Myanmar foods, fashion, accessories, entertainment and more.

March 16-18, 1 p.m. till late night. People’s Park. Free Admission.

Hay Public Morning Exercise | March 17-18

Everyone is free to join this morning exercise group.

March 17-18, 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Maha Bandula Park.

Home Loan Expo | March 16-18

Low-cost and luxury apartments from more than 30 housing projects across Yangon are up for grabs with bank loans available.

March 16-18, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tatmadaw Hall.

Thingyan Boat Party | March 17

Water guns will be available on deck. And DJs will be rocking house, gypsy, hip-hop and electronic music.

March 17, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Botahtaung Jetty. The Royal Irrawaddy Boat, Tickets 15,000 kyats to 20,000 kyats at Union Bar and Grill or here.

Mad in Italy Orchestra Concert | March 16

Mad in Italy is performed by five acappella voices performing a vast repertoire of Italian music sung in many styles. The five singers use their voices to reproduce the sounds of different instruments.

March 16, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Lotte Hotels and Serviced Apartments, Sin Phyu Shin Avenue, Pyay Road. Free Admission.

Yangon Book Street | Every weekend

Theinbyu Street turns out piles of books for sale.

Every weekend. Theinbyu Street.

NESCAFÉ Urban Movement | March 18

This event is for those who love skateboarding and MBA track bikes.

March 18, Junction Square Promotion Area.

A Personal Myanmar Art Collection | March 17-18

This is an initiative to bring together like-minded collectors and enthusiasts to appreciate the talent and skill of Myanmar artists past and present.

March 17-18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nawaday Tharlar Gallery, Room 304, 3rd Floor, 20B Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.

Artist Min Kyi Retrospective Exhibition | March 17-30

Works of artist Min Kyi will be on display.

March 17-30, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. National Museum. Free Admission.