Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 15 May 2018

Cute Baby and Smart Kids Fair

There will be playgrounds, sports events, and fun fairs for kids, baby accessories on sale, and international schools offering discounted enrollment rates.

May 17 to 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tatmadaw Exhibition Center, U Wisara Road.

Journey of the Blood Jade

The exhibition features photos about jade mining in Kachin State’s Hpakant Township and the plight of jade mine workers.

May 16 to 18, 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Yangon Gallery, People’s Square.

Us & Beyond

The exhibition features diverse works by members of the Thuma Collective.

May 19 to June 2. Myanmar Deitta Gallery, No.49, 44th St. (3rd floor).

Study in Japan

Opportunities to study at language schools, colleges and universities in Japan will be explained.

May 19, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ES4E College, corner of Waizayanta Road and Lay Dauk Kan Road, Thingangyun Township. Tel: 09-443367613.

From Craft to Art: Myanmar Crafts Exhibition

The exhibition presents Myanmar arts and crafts.

May 18 to 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. New Zero Art Space, No. 202, United Condo (2nd floor), Ah Lan Pya Pagoda Rd., Dagon Township.

China-Myanmar Trade Fair

The event will showcase Chinese goods and products.

May 17 to 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Myanmar Event Park.

Career Talks

The founder and principal of the Myanmar Leadership and Management Institute will give talks on “ways to build brighter futures for youths.”

May 20, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sule Shangrila Hotel.

IDAHOT Day Celebration

IDAHOT is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

May 17, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Myanma Plaza.

Sense of Light and Drama

Six artists will showcase their works in watercolor.

May 18 to 20. OK Art Gallery, Aung San Stadium (north wing).


Poet-turned-visual artist Maung Day will feature his work.

May 12 to 25, 11 p.m. to 5 p.m. Myanm/art, No. 98, Bogalay Zay St. (3rd floor).