Ten Things to do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 19 September 2017

Myanmar Democracy Anyeint Competition

Several Anyeint troupes will compete in the event to promote democracy in Myanmar.

Sept. 20-21, 6 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street. Free Admission.

European Film Festival

The 26th European Film Festival Yangon will present award-winning movies from eleven European countries.

Sept. 22 – Oct 1. Two shows per day at 3:30 and 6:30 pm. Naypyitaw Cinema. Free tickets.

Monsoon Madness Music Festival

Dozens of international and foreign singers and dance groups are scheduled to perform.

Sept. 23, at 4:00 pm, Thuwunna Stadium. Tickets range from 30,000 to 1 million kyats at Seinn Lann So Pyay Garden, Balance Fitness 1 & 2, Vestige Cafe (Myanmar Plaza & Junction City), Mingalar Cineplex (Gamonepwint – San Yeik Nyein) 

Musical Show

Some of the most popular singers from the 1990s, including Zaw Win Htut, San Lin, Myo Kyawt Myaing, Chaw Su Khin, May Sweet, Hay Mar Nay Win will perform at this event.

Sept. 23, 7:00 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung Street. Tickets are 10,000 to 50,000 kyats at Thida Myanmar Kitchen on Min Dhamma Street.

Four Ladies Show Music Concert

Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein, Ni Ni Khin Zaw, Wyne Lay and Sophia will perform at this concert.

Sept 23, 6:00 pm. Rose Garden Hotel, Pansodan Street (Upper Block). Free tickets at Dior by Heart Studio & Wedding Dress at U Chit Maung Street.

Sale of Translated Books

Translators will celebrate International Translation Day with a translators’ gathering and discussion, plus a display of first-edition translated books and discounts on translated books.

Sept 23-24, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Yangon Book Plaza, 5th Floor, Than Zay Market. Free admission.

Shwe Property Expo

Over 50 developers will showcase more than 350 housing projects across the country, with prices of homes starting at 20 million kyats (US$14,720).

Sept 22-24. Myanmar Plaza.


Into the Forest: Pann Kyi

Artist Pann Kyi’s fourth solo show will feature paintings plus hundreds of papier-maché dolls.

Sept 23-27, Yangon Gallery, People’s Park.

The Death of Two Flowers: Moethee Zun

This exhibition features the works of one of the student leaders of Myanmar’s pro-democracy uprising depicting the political landscapes in Myanmar.

Sept. 23-25. Pansodan Art Gallery. No. 144, Pansodan Street (Middle Block).

Waves in Minds: Ye Min

Artist Ye Min’s solo art exhibition will showcase 13 paintings.

Sept. 23-29. Nawady Tharlar Art Gallery at Room No. 304, 20/B, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.