Ten Things to Do in Rangoon This Week (June 28)
By Wei Yan Aung 28 June 2016
The Irrawaddy picks 10 interesting events happening in Rangoon this week.
‘Beautiful Form’ Art Exhibition
Lokanat Gallery will showcase 33 paintings from artist Nay Tun. Prices for the work range from $150 to $450.
Where: No.62, First Floor, Pansodan Street, Kyauktada Tsp.
When: Saturday, July 2 to Thursday, July 7
Artists and Artisans Exhibition
Various artists from South Okkalapa Township will hold a group exhibition at Bogyoke Market’s Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association. Prices for the art range from $50 to $2500.
Where: Myanmar Artists and Artisans Association (Central), Bogyoke Market
When: Wednesday, June 29 to Sunday, July 3
‘The Beauty from Inside’ Exhibition
Artist Kaung Khant Kyaw will hold an art exhibition at Cloud 31, where 38 paintings will be on display with prices ranging from $100 to $650.
Where: Cloud 31 Art Gallery, No. 49/51, first floor, 31st Street (Middle Block)
When: Sunday, July 3 to Thursday, July 7
Think Gallery Show
Seven artists display their work in an exhibition entitled ‘Think to Think.’ The group will showcase about 35 paintings with prices between $150 and $7,500.
Where: Think Art Gallery, No. 23, Nawady Street, Dagon Tsp. Tel: 095143266
When: Saturday, July 2 to Sunday, July 10
‘The Damage Done’ | Photographs by Pailin Wedel and Hkun Lat
An exhibition featuring photography by Pailin Wedel and Hkun Lat, among others, looks at the scourge of drugs in Myanmar and how people are struggling to deal with it.
The exhibition was facilitated by the Drugs Policy Advocacy Group (DPAG) Myanmar.
Where: Myanmar Deitta, 3rd floor, No.49, 44th Street
When: Sunday, June 26 to Saturday, July 2
Open-Mic Storytelling Night – Theme: Family
Yangon Speaks and Yangon Toastmasters present an open-mic storytelling night.
Have a story about your family that is too good not to share? Anyone and everyone is welcome to tell a family tale at this event. If you have a story to share, prepare your 5-8 minute story and let us know at the door that you’d like a chance to speak. Just want to listen? That’s ok too.
When: Wednesday, June 29, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Pansuriya Gallery – No 100, Bogalayzay street, Botahtaung Tsp.
Black Orchid Red Line
The black orchid is a rare, local species that grows in the northern part of Kachin State. Multiple factors threaten its existence, including deforestation and illegal trade. During the last century, the black orchid has been labeled extinct several times.
Through images, sounds, sculptural installations and archival material, get an impression of the elusive black orchid and its natural habitat in the northernmost part of Myanmar.
Where: Goethe Villa Yangon – No.8, Koh Min Koh Chin Road, Bahan Tsp. (Next to Golden Butterfly Hotel)
When: Saturday, June 25 to Monday, July 4
Global Education Interact’16
In collaboration with prestigious multinational universities and colleges, Smart Resources is hosting Global Education Interact’16.
To those who are interested in pursuing a degree abroad, we are pleased to offer over 150 universities and colleges and over 200 programs of study in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, Singapore, and Thailand to help you choose a program or degree based on your interests.
Where: Novotel Yangon Max, Pathein Room
When: Saturday, July 2, 1pm to 4pm
Master Instructor Thiha teaches a 1.5-hour class every Friday. Yoga mats are provided, and class costs 7,000 kyats.
Where: Friday, July 1, 6:30pm to 8pm
When: Infinity Fitness, 33A Baho Road, Sanchaung Tsp.
Glow Party features an unforgettable LED experience like never before along with live DJ’s. The admission fee is 15,000 kyats.
Where: Sky Bar, Yangon International Hotel, Pyay Road, Ahlone Tsp.
When: Saturday, July 2, 9pm to 2am