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Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week (June 27)

By Wei Yan Aung 27 June 2017

Light of the Nation | June 30

Burmese Python Aung La N Sang fights Bigdash, the defending middleweight world champion to whom he lost months ago.

June 30, 7 pm. Thuwunna Stadium. Tickets available here.

 

Myanmar Women’s Day | June 29

Showcases of traditional Myanmar dress throughout different periods, as well as comedy and musical performances take place to celebrate Myanmar Women’s Day.

June 29 and 30. 7 pm. National Theater. Tickets can be purchased at entry.

 

Kanbawza Bank Cup | June 28, 30, July 2

Myanmar U-22 men’s soccer team will play against Cambodia, Hong Kong and Japan University teams respectively on June 28, 30 and July 2.

June 28 and 30, July 2, 6 pm. Thuwunna Stadium. Advance tickets for 1,000 to 3,000 kyats are available at Hledan Center, Bogyoke Aung San Stadium, and Padonma pitch between 10 am and 5 pm until June 27.

 

Book Sale | July 1-7

Yar Pyae Publishing House offers a 20 percent discount on all books published by it as well as by Pu Pwint Wai Wai Publishing House.

July 1-7, Yar Pyae book stores on Pansodan Road (upper block), and in Hledan.

 

Apartment Sale | June 30 to July 2

Hundreds of apartments and condos priced between 25 and 100 million kyats are showcased.

June 30-July 2. Tatmadaw Hall on U Wisara Road.

 

Wednesday Night Music: Acoustic Session | Every Wednesday

50th Street has live acoustic music on Wednesdays, with songs ranging from contemporary pop hits to beloved classics.

Every Wednesday, 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm. 50th Street Cafe Restaurant and Bar, No. 9/13 50th St, Botahtaung Tsp.

 

Open Mic Unplugged | Every Wednesday

An open mic aimed at supporting young talent in practicing their craft.

Every Wednesday, 4 pm to 8 pm. Hledan Center. Free admission.

 

Pouring Rain @ The West | June 30

Dozens of musicians and DJs perform.

June 30, 7 pm to 11:30 pm. The West Steakhouse, Building D, G12, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Pearl Condo. Tickets are 5,000 kyats, available at 09-962599848.

 

Trance.Portation: Techno to Trance Party on a Boat | July 1

Onboard activities include games, fire dancing, and an exploration and ecstatic dance workshop.

July 1. Leaves from the Warden Jetty at 12 pm and arrives back late at night. Tickets are 15,000 kyats and are available at 09-796140175.

Platform of the Peace | July 1-7

This art exhibition will feature the works of Korean and Myanmar artists.

July 1-7. New Treasure Art Gallery, No. 84/A, Thanlwin Street, Golden Hill Avenue, Bahan Tsp.

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