Lifestyle

Ten Things to do in Yangon This Week (Aug. 15 – Aug. 21)

By Wei Yan Aung 15 August 2017

Children’s Hospital Visit | Aug. 20

A local volunteer group Wisdom for Life is visiting Yankin Children’s Hospital to present storybooks and to read to young patients. Volunteers are encouraged to join.

August 20, Yankin Children’s Hospital. Contact Tel: 09-799816779; 09-43176169; 09-972933229; 09-263675616

Film ‘Story of Khiam’ & Lecture on Traditional Music | Aug. 18

This event will feature a documentary film on making of the Naga tribe’s 10-meter long traditional drum made from a hollowed log. The movie screening will be followed by a talk by Myanmar musician Diramore on Myanmar traditional music.

August 18, 6:00 pm. Japan Culture House, Room 322B, 2nd Floor, Building-C, Pearl Condo, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road

Myanmar Wine Lovers Club: Wine & Food Pairing | Aug. 16

A variety of wine will be available for tasting. Reservations can be made by email at [email protected]

August 16, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  CAFE DEL SeOUL, No. 24/1 Pyay Road, 7 Mile, Mayangone Tsp. Tickets 10,000 kyats (including wine & canapé).

Nutrition Promotion Event | Aug. 19

This event is organized by 3MDG Myanmar Fund and the Livelihoods and Food Security Trust (LIFT) Fund to promote public awareness about the importance of nutrition in the first 1,000 days of a child’s life. There will be quizzes, a puppet show and nutrition talks by well-known speakers.

August 19, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Yangon Gallery, People’s Park.

Australia Canterbury Education Group Seminar | Aug. 17

Education opportunities at Australian universities will be outlined at the event. Registration here.

August 17, 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Edulink Office, Junction Square 3rd Floor, Tel: 09-425765090.

MasterBaytar: Retro Session

MasterBaytar: Retro Session | Aug. 19

This night will bring about reminiscences of 1990s with songs from the decade played the whole night.

August 19, 8:00 pm to 2:00 am. The Penthouse, No. 271-273 Ba Ga Yar Street. 

BOSSY BEATS at Basement Bar | Aug. 19

Bossy Beats is a music movement, concert series and social program that celebrates diversity and femininity.

August 19, 8:00 pm to 1:00 am. The Basement, No. 785 Mahabandoola Road, Lanmadaw Tsp. Entry: 8,000 kyats

Doemal Food Land | Aug. 18 – 19

There will be a variety of samples for foodies, and a lucky draw with food challenges between 1:00 and 2:00 pm, and 5:30 and 6:30 pm on both days.

August 18-19, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Junction Square.

Group Art Exhibition | Aug. 16 – 20

A group art exhibition of 16 artists will feature over 40 paintings on different subjects.

August 16-20. Myanmar Art and Artisan Organization, Bogyoke Market.

To the Sea | Aug. 1 – 28

Artist San Myint’s exhibition will showcase 25 acrylic paintings depicting the lives of people in Rakhine State.

August 1-28. Eternal Art Gallery, Yuzana Housing.

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