Myanmar to celebrate its 71st Independence Day on 4th of January, 2019 and things to do in Yangon this weekend

As Myanmar gained her independence on 4th January, 1948 and the celebration is annually-held at Maha Bandula Park Yangon, there will be morning and evening events attended by State Leaders, Government Leaders, diplomats, local and international non-governmental organizations, and invited guests on the day. In the morning, the ceremony for hosting the national flag and saluting, the Independence Day message sent from the President will be read during the occasion of 4th January 2019.

Festive games like football, sack races, pillow fights will be held in streets and regions across the nation and public buildings will be illuminated on the day. Feel free to join the team if you find one!

Also see our snippet to what to eat-see-do in Yangon apart from Independence day.

4 Friday

Carnival at Indoor Skydiving Yangon
Step right up and join“Carnival By Indoor Skydiving” Party. You will laugh and play on this special Myanmar Independence Day. They prepare traditional games for Independence Day and other fun activities like indoor & outdoor playground for the kids, and other games. Their Invited singers, celebrities will be there to entertain you all too.

Wine Free Flow Week at Four Seasons Steamboat Restaurant
Tasting simply delicious Hot Pot, meet marvelous French wines in the evenings of Friday and Saturday from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Karen New Year Music Concert at Ahlone Kayin Mission Compound
Celebrate Karen New Year and help the charity. Entrance tickets are available reasonably from 3,000 to 10,000 kyats. Saw Phoe Khwar, Nant Chit Nadi Zaw, Billy Lamin Aye and more to perform at the event.

5 Saturday

Rock Hours at Hard Rock Cafe Yangon
Buy one get one free for selected drinks including cocktails from 4pm to 7pm at Hard Rock Yangon.

Find out more promotions on our calendar. Not enough? Head out to our cinema page to see what’s showing in cinemas this weekend!

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