Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 3 April 2018

Lethwei Fight | April 8

Boxers from Myanmar, Thailand, China and elsewhere will face off in the ring, with the main event between Myanmar’s Soe Lin Oo and Thailand’s Payak Samui.

April 8, 2 p.m. Theinbyu Stadium. Ticket information here


Ni Ni Khin Zaw: Retro REDVolution Show 2018 | April 7-8

Ni Ni Khin Zaw will perform jazz, pop, soul and swing with dance classics.

April 7-8, 7 p.m. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street, Tickets 30,000-150,000 kyats. Tel: 09-977009157, 09-4555 73442


Cartoon Festival | April 2-8

Rare cartoon books will bring your childhood memories back, especially for those born in the 1970s and 1980s.

Through April 8, Yangon Book Plaza, 5th Floor, Thanzay Market, Lanmadaw.

Zumba in Bubbles and Colors Thingyan | April 7

There will be dozens of singers, traditional dances, water throwing and other entertainment programs.

April 7, 2 p.m. Minder Ground. Free entry.


Clean Yangon Campaign | April 8

Everyone can join this campaign to keep Yangon clean.

April 8, 4 p.m. Pazundaung Garden. Register at 09-420021003, 09-420026477 and 09-798892006


Voices for Wildlife Music Festival | April 7

Myanmar’s most celebrated singers and DJs will lead this event to raise awareness about elephant poaching and the illegal wildlife trade in Myanmar.

April 7, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mahabandoola Park, Free entry.


Shan Thingyan in Yangon | April 7

Shan people living in Yangon will come together to hold their first Thingyan celebration in the capital.

April 7, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Kandawgyi Hmawsinkyun


Myanma Plaza Thingyan Festival | April 5-8

Lucky draws, discount coupons, gifts, entertainment and more at Myanma Plaza.

April 5-8, evenings. Myanma Plaza.


Yangon Zay: Thingyan Edition | April 8

Organic fruits will be on sale with entertainment and kid activities.

April 8, 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. The Tea Factory, Kanyeiktha Street, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road.


Cross Over Vol. 4-5 | April 4-8

This is a group art exhibition of Japanese artists.

April 4-8, New Treasure Art Gallery, No. 84A, Thanlwin Street, Golden Valley, Bahan Tsp.