Ten Things to do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 12 September 2017

Myanmar Democracy Film Festival

Five films including “Demo Yakkwak” and “Thara Sawhtee” will be screened at 48 cinemas in Yangon and across Myanmar as part of the democracy-themed film festival

Sept. 15-21. Cinemas across the country. Free admission on opening day.

AFF U 18 Championship

Myanmar will play against Vietnam on Wednesday in the final match of Asean Football Federation Under 18 Championship Group B.

Sept. 13, 6 pm. Thuwunna Stadium. Tickets 1,000-3,000 kyats.  

Charity Musical Concert

More than 20 vocalists will perform at this charity event, with proceeds going to shelter for the elderly Thanlyin Mediation Center.

Sept 16. 7 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street. Tickets 5,000-10,000 kyats.

K-Food Fair

A Korean feast for foodies with performances by singers Ni Ni Khin Zaw and Ar-T, cooking demonstrations by Korean chefs, traditional Korean dancing, games and more.

Sept 16-17. All day. Junction City. 

Everybody’s Night Out Hip Hop Style at Yangon Yangon

There will be 20 percent discount on bottled drinks with a DJ playing hip-hop and R&B. Happy hour is 5-7 pm.

Sept 14. Yangon Yangon Rooftop Bar, Sakura Tower. Free admission.

Freestyle Open Mic

Enjoy rap, hip-hop, break-dancing and beat boxing at this event, and even take to the stage yourself.

Sept 17. 7 pm. 7th Joint Bar & Grill, corner of Mahabandula Road and 47th Street. Free admission.

Mergui Archipelago Uncovered

Marine consultant and yachtsman John Farrell who has worked around Mergui Archipelago for the past decade will talk about the flora and fauna of the area.

Sept 14. 6.30-8 pm. Pansuriya, 102 Bogalayzay Street, Botahtaung Township.

Maung Maung Thein’s Solo

The fifth solo exhibition of artist Maung Maung Thein (Pathein) will showcase more than 20 oil and acrylic paintings depicting landscapes of Myanmar.

Sept 16-25. Lokanat Galleries, 62 Pansodan Street, 1st Floor, Kyauktada Township.

Monsoon Melodies: Group Art Exhibition

A group art exhibition of 17 artists will showcase more than 50 paintings on various subjects.

Sept 1-30. Gallery 65, 65 Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Township.

Khaing Min: Faces Solo

Artist Khaing Min will showcase more than 10 acrylic works in his solo.

Sept 1-28. Eternal Art Gallery, Yuzana Garden Housing.