The Irrawaddy

Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

J-Me Album Release Party

J-Me performs with Kyet Pa, X Box and others to mark the release of his new album.

May 27, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Hard Rock Café, 4th Floor, Myanmar Plaza. Free entry to those who can show a copy of J-Me’s new CD.

Finance Career Expo

Twelve banks and securities companies will recruit at this event.

May 27, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Yangon Stock Exchange.

Talk by Kyaw Thu

The president of the Free Funeral Service Society talks about his life as an altruist. Limited seating; register here.

May 25, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Parami Institute of Liberal Arts and Science, Shwe Gone Plaza. Free entry. 

Cosplay Contest

All costume play fans welcome.

May 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. City Mall St. John 

Origami Club

Japanese instructors teach origami paper folding. Limited to 20 persons; register through messenger here.

Japan Culture House, Room 322B, 2nd Floor, Building C, Pearl Condo. Free entry.

Italian Film Festival

Two Italian movies with English subtitles will be screened at this event.

May 22, 6:30 p.m., (“Fortapasc”) and 8:30 p.m. (“La pazza gioia”). Free Admission, but ID required for entry.

 

3-Act Cinema Magazine Launch

Launch party for Myanmar’s first bilingual magazine focusing on the silver screen. Music performance starts at 3:30 p.m.

May 27, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Pyinsa Rasa Art Space, The Secretariat, Theinbyu Road.

 

‘Moment of Expressions’

Five artists will showcase their work at this exhibition.

May 26-28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Yangon Gallery, People’s Park.

 

‘The Fatal Mandalay’

Than Htay displays cave paintings on canvas.

May 22-27, Nawaday Tharlar Gallery, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.

 

‘Under the Sky’

This is the first solo art exhibition by Saw Satay Pha.

May 26-30, Bo Aung Kyaw Art Gallery, Bo Aung Kyaw Street.