Ten Things to do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 17 October 2017

Marizza Solo

Celebrated singer Marizza will perform to celebrate his 50th birthday.

Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Kandawgyi Hmaw Sin Kyun. Tickets- 10,000 kyats at 09-782097436, 09-451010789.

Clean Yangon

Artists, volunteers and civil society organizations will gather in a campaign to promote cleanliness of Yangon.

Oct 22. 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Kyimyindaing (Kyaunggyi Street)

Mo Mo’s Birthday

Yangon Zoo’s celebrity elephant Mo Mo will turn 64 this weekend. Her birthday party party will include magic, music, and animals.

Oct. 21, Yangon Zoo.

Photo Exhibition: Memory Lane by Yu Yu Myint Than

Photos feature the childhood memories of a girl who spent five years in slave-like conditions at a tailor shop in Yangon.

Oct. 19-Nov. 4. Myanmar Deitta, 3rd floor, No.49, 44th St.

HerStory – Stories of women who shape Myanmar

Rose Swe & Lynn Lynn Tin Htun, founders of Mango Group, Jonathan Kieusseian, founder of For Her Myanmar, and Yin Yin Phyu, founder of Green Way Myanmar will present their stories.

Oct. 19. 7 p.m-9 p.m. Impact Hub Yangon, No. 60, Yadana Thukha Street, Laydaungkan.

Italian Film Festival: Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

The movie brings narrates a young boy’s dream to explore the world outside his little native town. The movie will be in Italian with English subtitles.

Oct 19, 7 pm. Junction City. Free Show.

Thadingyut Furniture Sale

Furniture will be on sale at discounted prices.

Oct.18-22, 9 am to 5 pm. Tatmadaw Hall, U Wisara Road

Voices of 21 Women for Peace

A group art exhibition of 21 female artists focuses on the role of women in Myanmar’s peace process.

Oct. 21-23. 65 Gallery, No. 65, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp.

Group Art Exhibition

Artists from South Dagon Township will feature paintings about Myanmar traditions at this exhibition.

Oct. 18-22. Myanmar Art and Artisan Organization, Bogyoke Market.

M Tin Aye Memory

An art exhibition to mark the 19th anniversary of the death of artist U M Tin Aye will feature his paintings, magazine cover illustrations and documentary photos.

Oct. 14-20. Hninzi Myaing Art Gallery, Hninzigon Home for the Aged