Things to do in Yangon this weekend: Dec 6 to 9

Here’s our snippet, best things to do in Yangon this weekend.

6 Thursday

Deewali Mela 2018 at Novotel Yangon Max from 6pm
The Festival of Lights is being celebrated by the Indian Association of Myanmar (IAM) at Novotel Yangon Max on 6th December 2018 Bollywood singers Aditya Narayan and Rupali Jagga will be entertaining the crowd along with dancers troupe and enjoy delicious Indian foods and participate in lucky draw. Tickets available at Corriander Leaf outlets or 09977117140.

7 Friday

Myanmar International Fashion Week at Hexagon Complex from 6pm
A number of top Myanmar designers as well as rising stars will be showing off their latest creations, including Mogok Pauk Pauk, Shartra, May Myat Waso, Khit Minn, while some of the most famous models will be treading the catwalk. Makeup artists such as May Oo and Linn Linn will also work with Hearty Heart products to work their magic for the different looks.

German Christmas Market Yangon at Goethe-Institut Myanmar from 5pm
Enjoy this cheerful Christmas atmosphere with a sip of Christmas Beer or Glühwein, a variety of food and music, buy nice gifts as  if you like select one for your loved-ones for the upcoming Christmas Holidays.

Makers Night 2018 at Novotel Yangon Max from 6:30pm
This festive event aims at celebrating entrepreneurship in Myanmar with a unique event mixing good food, free flow of Champagne, Wine and Beer, a fantastic magic show, and dancing with live disco music.

Burmese Days with Philip Blenkinsop and Daniel Schwartz at Myanm/art from 7pm
Join Philip and Daniel for the travel journals created through the workshop and hear them talk a little about their experiences working in Myanmar and around the world.

Italian concert “Duo Gazzana” at Strand Hotel from 7pm
The Embassy of Italy will bring for the first time “Duo Gazzana” to Myanmar. Two talented Italian sisters, one violinist and one pianist, will perform at the concert.

8 Saturday

A Plastic Free Ocean at Wired On 39 from 5pm
An exhibition event to raise awareness about the effect of plastic pollution on waterways. There will be an interactive art installation made from plastic bottles and bags, showing how oceans will look if we don’t stop using single use plastic.

City Beach at Pullman Yangon Centrepoint from 2pm
The first City Beach DJ Party @The Deck. ‘Loungy’ and chilled atmosphere around the pool with known DJ’s from Yangon like DJ Shock, DJ AMilli and DJ Angel. The team will provide Aperol Spritz to get you right away in the City Beach mood. From 3:00pm to 5:00pm all guests can refresh themselves with free-flow Tuborg beer and house wine plus BBQ snacks.

Voice Of The Youth at Botahtaung Jetty from 3pm
Bringing together the most ground-breaking bands of Myanmar from all different music genres. Join us in this celebration of music, of diversity, of youth and of freedom of expression. We want you there! Music connects!

Guest Chef Michelin Star Roland Durand At the Strand
Catch the final night of Guest Chef Roland Durand at the Strand for an exclusive 6-course dinner paired with wine. Celebrating an autumnal theme, Chef Roland will use his Michelin-starred experiences to take you on a culinary adventure in on of the most iconic hotels in the country. The dinner is priced at $150 net per person and includes wine pairing.

9 Sunday

Drink and Burn Party Vol. 2 Rock ‘n’ Roll edt. at Hard Rock Cafe from 4pm
Join “Be Your Idol” Contest to win the rewards from Hard Rock Cafe and Real Fitness (link to event). Enjoy free flow of Whiskey from Mc-Arthur’s and Beer by Tuborg. Sign up now with early bird price 20,000kyats (at door 25,000) and get your free Rock ‘n’ Roll T shirt.

Seeds Sunset Lounge
Sunset-seekers who are trying to beat the Sunday night blues should head to Seeds to enjoy their new lounge experience. Watch the sunset over the lake while enjoying free-flow drinks and finger food, all set to the soundtrack of DJ Ana’s chilled beats. Tickets are $25 per person. To book email [email protected]

Human Flow by Ai Weiwei screening at The Goethe-Institut
Ai Weiwei, the Chinese contemporary artist best known for his sunflower seeds and bicycle sculptures, has created a film documenting the ways that people from 23 different countries across the world can be forced from their homes either to escape famine, climate change or war. The film screening will conclude the Human Rights Day organised by the European Union in Myanmar.

Not enough? Head out to our cinema page to see what’s showing in cinemas this weekend!

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