Wednesday, September 20, 2017

What's On: December 16-22

From gastronomic adventures to unmissable events, we’ve got your social life sorted for the next seven days.

Ashram opening
Kandaw Gyi Palace Hotel, Kan Yeik Tha Road
December 17, 8:30-10am

Enjoy a healthy breakfast spread and detox on fresh juices at the launch of Kandaw Gyi Palace Hotel’s new yoga centre, Ashram. Guests can also take part in free yoga demonstrations and learn about the benefits of yoga for a healthy lifestyle. And yes, there’s more to it than just stretching.


Yangon Collective winter market
Yangon Bakehouse, 30 Inya Road, Kamaryut township
December 17, 8-12pm

Brought to you by the Yangon Collective, which connects small, independent businesses with the wider community, this pop-up winter market will feature fresh food and produce as well as locally-created homeware and lifestyle products. Sounds like a good solution for those last- minute gifts.

Unsung: The Kite Tales
Myanmar Deitta, 3rd Floor, 49 44th Street, Botahtaung township
Until November 18, 10-5pm

Multimedia exhibition Unsung takes visitors on a journey through the histories and aspirations of a fast-changing country. Through photographs, videos and audio collected as part of The Kite Tales project, it highlights the voices of people who have been silenced for decades, offering a window into the many perspectives that form modern Myanmar.

The exhibition will close on Sunday with a panel discussion on culture and identity in Myanmar hosted by The Kite Tales’ Thin Lei Win and Kelly Macnamara with Chin politician and rights campaigner Cheery Zahau and Pansodan Gallery’s Aung Soe Min.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
The Brunch Society, 143 Sule Pagoda Road, Sule Plaza
December 18, 1pm

Join the Camp Sleep Rave Repeat (CSSR) crowd for a lazy Sunday brunch (K12,000) with likeminded adventure seekers and enjoy a screening of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, starring Ben Stiller as the ultimate adventurer.