Hi Yangonites, welcome to the first weekend of September 2018. Check out my tips for what to eat-see-do in Yangon!

EAT – [Friday] Friday After Work Party at Mahlzeit from 5pm Enjoy free flow of finger food and drinks will last until 8 pm. They offer tapas, ice-cold beer,selected red and white wine and 3 kinds of Champagne for only 50 USD per person!

SEE – [Friday] Duo Alterno – Italian concert piano and soprano at Melia Yangon from 7pm The Embassy of Italy is hosting a piano concert performed by pianist Riccardo Piacentini and soprano Tiziana Scandaletti in the framework of the cultural program “Italy in Myanmar 2018”.

And thrilled for the horror? The youtube-blocking-thriller-movie The Nun has come to Yangon’s cinemas from this Friday. Check the show times here.

Also, if you haven’t noticed yet, the 8th Wathann film festival is coming up this week from Sept 5 to Sept 10 with more than 70 films will be showcased at Waziya Cinema and Goethe Institut.

11 selected films from local filmmakers will be screened for the competition section, from which three will be chosen for the Best Short Film Award, Best Documentary Film Award and New Vision Award. Head over to the Wathann film festival where you can watch an entry for only 500 kyats per ticket. Check out our recommendation films here.

DO – [Saturday] Big Bag at 369 Rooftop Bar from 7pm Myanmar’s favorite Big Bag will perform LIVE again. Entry: 20,000 MMK including one Myanmar Beer.

Welcome to the Jungle at The Penthouse from 7pm Unleash the beast in you and join us for a night to be remembered. Many surprises await so bring your dancing skills and your beast mood.


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