Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 9 October 2018

Myanmar vs. Bolivia

Myanmar’s national football team will play Bolivia in this exhibition match.

Oct. 13. 6 p.m. Thuwunna Stadium. 5,000 kyats for grandstand seats, 3,000 kyats for regular seats. Tel: 09-445151010.

Myanmar Lethwei

Myanmar boxers will fight with Thai opponents.

Oct. 14. Starts at 2 p.m. Theinbyu Stadium. Tickets are 10,000 kyats to 70,000 kyats. Tel: 09-254214160.

Reggae Night

Saw Phoe Kwar will perform with the One Love Band.

Oct. 13. 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Vintage Luxury Yacht Hotel. Free admission. Tel: 09-459949993.


The German festival of beer and BBQ comes to Myanmar.

Oct. 12 to 13. 5 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Rose Garden Hotel. Tickets are 50,000 kyats to 70,000 kyats. Tel: 09-445151010.

Property Expo

Apartments starting at 20 million kyats will be on sale.

Oct. 13 to 14. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Pan-Pacific Hotel, near Bogyoke Market.

Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn — Orchestra Concert

The young Myanmar musicians of the AOC Orchestra Yangon and members of the Thai Philharmonic Orchestra Bangkok will perform.

Oct. 12. 7 p.m. The Strand Hotel. Free tickets at [email protected]

Stranger: Solo Poetry Day

Poet Sai Win Myint will read his poems.

Oct. 13. 3 p.m. Yangon Book Plaza, Than Zay Market. Limited tickets for 5,000 kyats including a soft drink and a book of poetry by Sai Win Myint. Tel: 09-767019926.

Going Together

This exhibition features paintings by various artists.

Oct. 9 to 14. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lokanat Galleries, No. 62, corner of Merchant Street and Pansodan Street.

Myanmar Modernist Salon

This exhibition showcases the works of a dozen Myanmar modernists.

Oct. 13 to 22. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Myanm/art, No. 98 Bogalay Zay Street (3rd floor).

Thit Sar Ni: Play With Color

Author Thit Sar Ni showcases paintings he created without using brushes.

Oct. 13 to 14. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Yangon Book Plaza, Than Zay Market, Lanmadaw Township.