Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 20 February 2018

One Championship

Hometown hero Aung La N Sang will fight Brazilian Alexandre Machado for the light heavyweight world championship.

Feb. 23, 7 p.m. Thuwunna Indoor Stadium. Tickets are 10,000 to 200,000 kyats here.

Mun Awng Solo

The Kachin singer will perform for his fans.

Feb. 24, 7 p.m. National Museum, Myoma Kyaung Street. Tickets are 10,000 to 50,000 kyats. Tel: 09-790144158.

Japan-Myanmar Pwe Taw 2018

Burmese singers and Japanese bands will perform at this event.

Feb. 24, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thuwuna Bumi Event Park. Free admission.

The Showcase

Yangon’s rising musical talents will perform their original compositions. A night on which a variety of genres and arts will meet on the same stage under the same sky.

Feb. 22, 8.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. Atlas Rooftop Bar & Lounge, 84 Pan Hlaing Road, Sanchaung Township. Tel: 09-767419413.

Exhibition: Burmese Photographers

More than 10,000 images will be on display — a mix of studio photographs, amateur and private photos, and press and advertising materials dating back more than 100 years.

Feb. 18 to March 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Secretariat Building (east wing), Theinbyu Street. Free Admission.

Comedy Night at Jazz in Time

Jazz In Time Music Bar & Comedy Club Yangon presents the very first Standup Comedy Night of 2018.

Feb. 21, 8 p.m. Jazz In Time Music Bar, G-01 Bo Myat Tun Tower, Bo Myat Tun Street, Botahtaung Township. Tel: 09-454500447. Free entry.

Yangon Book Street

Theinbyu Street turns out piles of books for bookworms.

Every weekend. Theinbyu Street.

10th Yangon Photo Festival

The works of nine Myanmar photographers under the supervision of Beatrice Minda will reveal the lives of old buildings and their memories.

Feb. 22 to March 25. River Gallery, Chindwin Chambers, 33/35, 37th and 38th streets. Free admission.

FELA’s Art Exhibition

This art exhibition features the Myanmar-style modernist works of the late artist FELA.

Feb. 23 to 27. OK Art Gallery, Aung San Stadium (north wing).

Centenary of Myanmar Contemporary Art

This event will feature the classic works of legendary artists and the award-winning works of young artists.

Feb. 27 to 28. National Museum, Myoma Kyaung Street. Free admission.