Thursday, September 21, 2017

What's On

Your guide to what's on in Yangon for the week of February 16 - 22.


Feb 7-15 “Watercolour 2015”. Featuring over 40 paintings by master watercolour painters Moe Nyo, Khin Maung Zaw, Myint Naing and Aung Sint. Gallery 65, 65 Yaw Min Gyi Road 10am-6pm

Feb 13-20 “Love Umbrellas”, by graffiti artist Arkar Kyaw. Junction Square,  Kyun Taw Road, 9am-9pm

Feb 13-21 7th Yangon Photo Festival. Exhibitions and events at Institut Francais and other venues across the city. A program of events can be found at

Feb 16-28 “Mothers of Patience”. Photography by award-winning Iranian photographer Fatemeh Behboudi as part of the Yangon Photo Festival (see page 46). The Deitta Gallery, 3rd floor, 49, 44th Street (lower block). Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm

Until April Moving art by Japanese artist Kazuo Nakano (see page 49). Golden Butterfly Hotel, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan


Start times at Mingalar (1, 2), Top Royal, Shae Shaung (1, 2) and Nay Pyi Taw cinemas are 10am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm.

Start times at Junction Square and Juntion Maw Tin are 9:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm and 6:30pm daily and 9:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm on Friday and Saturday.

Start times at Mingalar San Pya are 10am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:30pm.

Nay Pyi Taw Cinema, near Sule Pagoda

Rock Angel. Directed by Puttipong Pormsaka Na-Sakonnakorn. Thai drama.

The Taking of Tiger Mountain. Directed by Tsui Hark. Hong Kong-Chinese 3D epic.

I Fine Thank You Love You. Directed by Mez Tharatorn. Thai comedy drama.

Mingalar Cinema 1, near Theingyi Zay, Latha

The Taking of Tiger Mountain.

Mingalar Cinema 2, at Dagon Center 2, Myaynigone

The Taking of Tiger Mountain.

Shae Shaung Cinema, Sule Pagoda Road, Kyauktada

Unbroken. Directed by Angelina Jolie. American biographical war drama.

Project Almanac. Directed by Dean Israelite. American science-fiction thriller.

Junction Square Cineplex, Kamaryut

Jupiter Ascending. Directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski. Space opera.

Junction Mawtin, Lanmadaw

Jupiter Ascending.

Mingalar San Pya Cineplex, Phone Gyi Street and Anawrahta, Lanmadaw

Rock Angel.


Feb 16 Monday Blues. Mojo Bar, 135 Inya Road, Bahan, 9:30-11:30pm


Jan 7-Feb 28 Myanmar cultural show. An enchanting evening of Myanmar performing arts, taking you on a journey into the very heart of Myanmar history and culture. Sein Lann So Pyay Garden, Inya Road, Kamayut 7-9pm. Tickets US$13-19

Feb 16 Trivia night. Free beer pitcher for round winners and winning team gets a K30,000 bar tab. 50th Bar, 50th Street (lower block).

Feb 17 Gallery conversation and drinks. Pansodan Gallery, 289 Pansodan Street, Kyaukada, 7pm- late

Until Feb 27 Funky Friday Disco Night, dance the night away with Latin expert dancer Gisbrt music by DJ Bay Tar, Free Entrance, Club Rizzoli, Chatrium Hotel, 42, Natmauk Road, Tamwe township, 7pm