The Irrawaddy picks 10 interesting events happening in Rangoon this week.
Myanmar Artists & Artisans Organization Exhibition (Central)
This exhibition showcases 80 works from 16 artists. The paintings are priced between US$50-500.
Where: Myanmar Artists & Artisans Organization at Bogyoke Market
When: Wednesday, May 18 to Friday, May 20, 9am to 5pm
Hla Myint Maung’s Gallery 65 Debut
Hla Myint Maung will showcase his debut solo show at Gallery 65. It will include 34 paintings selling for US$350-700.
Where: Gallery 65, No. 65, Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Tsp.
When: Friday, May 20 to Monday, May 23
‘Pyithu’ Exhibiton at Nawaday Tharlar Gallery
Sue Htet Aung showcases his fourth solo show, called ‘Pyithu.’ It includes 13 paintings with prices between US$400-2,000.
Where: Nawaday Tharlar Art Gallery, Room No. 304, 20/B, Yaw Min Gyi Road, Dagon Tsp. Tel: 09-43097918
When: Monday, May 15 to Sunday, May 22
‘Before the End’ Exhibition
Think Gallery features 43 works from three artists with prices between US$150 and US$1,000.
Where: Think Gallery, No.23, Nawaday Street, Dagon Tsp.
When: Friday, May 20 to Tuesday, May 24
Children’s Painting Showcase at Lokanat Gallery
Paloke Toke Journal has organized its sixth children’s painting show. Lokanat Gallery will showcase 200 paintings for sale from young amateur artists.
Where: Lokanat Galleries, 62 Pansodan St, 1st Floor, Kyauktada Tsp. Tel. 095-1382-269
When: Saturday, May 21 to Wednesday, May 25
Watercolor at Ayeyarwon Art Gallery
Than Kywe will hold his sixth watercolor solo exhibition at Ayeyarwon Art Gallery. It will include 50 paintings with prices ranging from 150,000 to 250,000 kyats.
Where: Ayeryarwon Art Gallery at No. 903–904, U Ba Kyi Street, 58 Ward, Dagon Seikkan Tsp. Tel: 09-45005 7167
When: Saturday, May 21 to Wednesday, June 1
‘Human Nature’ Photo Exhibition
Award-winning photographer Minzayar showcases never-before-seen work, including aerial photographs of Burma’s Tenasserim region. There will be a total of 12 not-for-sale photos.
Where: Myanmar Deitta, 3rd floor, No.49, 44th St, Botataung Tsp.
When: Friday, May 20 to Friday, June 3
Yangon ICT Fair (Computer & Mobile) May 2016
Computers, mobile phones, IT products and accessories will be on sale at discounted rates at Tatmadaw Hall
Where: Tatmadaw Hall, U Wisara Road
When: Friday, May 20 to Sunday, May 22
Sunset Boat Party
The boat party will bring together three DJs playing house music, gypsy, hip-hop and electronic beats. Arrive anytime after 4:30 p.m. The boat leaves at 5:30, returns at 8:15 and costs 15,000 kyats per person.
Where: Botataung Jetty, The Royal Irrawaddy Boat
When: Saturday, May 21
‘First Step’ Hip-Hop Show
Hip-hop artists Jouk Jack, Kyaw Htut Swe, Nine One, Shwe Htoo, X-Box, Lil’s Z, Htet Yan, G Fatt and DJ Terror Bass perform at Kandawgyi. Tickets are 7,000 kyats and are available at a number of places including City Mart and Ocean Supercenter.
Where: Kandawgyi Myaw Sin Island. Tel: 09-777223672
When: Saturday, May 21, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm