Yangon Timeout

By Lwin Mar Htun 18 October 2019

DOPE Vol. 13: Party Hip Hop/Trap/R&B

Volume 13 of DOPE: Hip Hop, Trap, R&B party will happen Oct. 18 at BOX on the fourth floor of Myanmar Plaza. DJ U Zaw Gyi, Michael Xeno – XXXL, Loopy Soul and Black Birdz will bring everything from old school hip-hop and R&B classics to the newest Trap Rap. The party is all about hip-hop, fat bass lines and dirty beats: be ready to get down low at this bouncing hip-hop party. The party will run from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. Cover charge is 20,000 kyats per person, including one Kirin beer. Groups can make table reservations at 09440007788 or 09440007778.

Oct. 18 / 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. / BOX: Myanmar Plaza 4th Floor

SAX N SUN Pool Party!

The party season is coming back and Novotel Yangon Max will open the party season at their stunning pool with a tremendous DJ lineup on Saturday, Oct. 19. Tickets cost US$25 per person and include an open bar with 100 Pipers Cocktails, Aperol spritzes, Myanmar Beer and wine. VIP entry is available for $200 for 6 people and includes the free flow package as well as an additional bottle of Belvedere Vodka, a bottle of 100 Pipers whiskey and 10 mixers. If you wear white, you may also get a gift at the entrance to the pool.

For reservations call 09444088886.

Oct. 19 / 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. / Novotel Yangon Max’s Pool

Yangon Then & Now Expo 2019

The first Yangon Hotel Expo 2019 is already underway, organized by Fill-in Design and Event collaborating with the Myanmar Hotelier Association, the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism, the Yangon Region Government and Yangon Heritage Trust. The show aims to promote the travel and tourism industry in Myanmar by revealing the hidden treasures of Yangon. Visitors will be able to experience the lifestyle of Yangonites during the show and learn about Yangon’s multiple attractions and activities.

Oct. 18-20 / 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. / Fortune Plaza (Min Nandar Road and Thumana Road, near the Wat Su bus stop)

Happy Disease’s II Art Exhibition

Local renowned contemporary artist M.P.P Yei Myint is holding an art show, “Happy Disease’s II,” at the Pansuriya Art Gallery located on Bogalay Zay street in Botahtaung Township, Yangon. He named this event “Happy Disease’s II” because he was happy and delighted when he painted this series. Yei Myint was born in Myingyan, a city in Mandalay Region in upper Myanmar in 1953. He studied at the State School of Fine Arts in Mandalay under U Win Pe, a protagonist of the modern art movement. He held solo exhibitions in Yangon from 1979 to 1981. His work has been shown in over 30 individual and group exhibitions, not only in Myanmar but across Asia and Europe, in Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Germany and Finland. His artworks can be observed in the National Art Gallery of Singapore, Malaysia’s National Art Gallery and the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Japan.

Oct. 18-22 / 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. / Pansuriya Art Gallery: No. 100, Bogalay Zay street, Botahtaung Township, Yangon

Sampan Travel’s Supper Club

At Sampan Travel’s Supper Club, you will have the opportunity to try food from far-flung regions of the country as well as listen to people from those regions who now serve their food in Yangon. Guests will be treated to a starter upon arrival, followed by three courses from different regions of the country. This will be followed by sweets from the dry zone, tea from Pindaya and coffee from Ywangan, both in Shan State’s Danu Self-Administered Zone. Wine from Southern Shan and Burbritt Brewery will be served throughout. Tickets are US$30 per person for adults and US$15 for children. Reservations are available at [email protected] and +95 9423 986 288.

Oct. 20 / 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. / Pansodan Scene Art Café: No. 144, second floor on the middle block of Pansodan Street