Lifestyle

Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 14 August 2018

Sound Weaving

Peoples’ memories and their thoughts about memories have been recorded and edited for listening at this sound art event which is the second part of a project initiated at last year’s second annual My Yangon My Home Festival.

Aug. 16-22, 9:30 pm to 4:30 pm. National Museum. Free admission.

 

Japanese Games

Various Japanese games are introduced every Wednesday.

Aug. 15, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Japan Culture House, Room 322B, 2nd Floor, Building C, Pearl Condo, Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd, Bahan Tsp. Free admission.

 

Film Night: Lola rennt

The 1998 German thriller “Run Lola Run” will be screened.

Aug. 15, 6:30 pm to 8 pm. Goethe-Institut, corner of Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd and Nat Mauk St, Bahan Tsp. Free Entry.

 

Jazz Night

Local musicians will perform live jazz tunes.

Aug. 15, 7 pm to 10 pm. Sarkies Bar, The Strand Hotel. Reservation: 01 243377~79.

 

Study in Japan Fair

There will be 35 organizations including Japanese universities, professional training colleges, Japanese language institutions and scholarship sponsorship associations for interested attendees to discuss in detail and find out any information they need to know.

Aug. 18, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Novotel Hotel. Tel: 09-2618 41054.

 

Seafood Night

This seafood buffet features a variety of delights to choose from including appetizers, salads, soups, hot dishes, fresh oysters, BBQ, desserts, fresh fruits, juices, wine and beer.

Aug. 17. The Square Restaurant, Novotel Hotel. US$32 per person. Tel: 09-251185989.

 

Job Fair

Several employers and recruiters will attend this job fair looking to recruit potential admin, HR and sales staff.

Aug. 18, 9 am to 4 pm. Novotel Hotel.

 

Pullman Art Night

Celebrated artist Win Pe’s paintings will be exhibited at this art night. Profits will be donated to a charity organization which is focusing on health and education in Myanmar.

Aug. 15, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Pullman Yangon Centrepoint at No.65, Corner of Sule Pagoda Rd and Merchant St, Kyauktada Tsp. Free Admission.

 

6 Pack

This is a group art exhibition of six artists.

Aug. 17-19, 43 Art Gallery, 43rd Street, between Mahabandula and Merchant streets, Botahtaung Tsp.

 

Unlocking the Potentials

This art exhibition showcases the evolution of Htoo Aung Kyaw’s creations.

Throughout August. De Mart Store, Pansodan St, Kyauktada Tsp.

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