Korean art troupe bring renowned show to Yangon

In an eclectic explosion of colors and sounds, the Korean Traditional Music Association staged its first ever performance in Yangon. Organized by the Korean Association...

The Indian restaurant-cum-nightclub that Yangon has been waiting for

A two-floored bar with the interior of a grungy club and the kitchen of a top Indian restaurant is set to spice up Yangon’s...

Rangoon Rhythm: Hip hop star Jimmy Jacobs

Young Myanmar people call it “old school” now, but in the mid 1990s and 2000s the pioneering beats of Myo Kyawt Myaing and hip...

Rangoon Rhythm: The Reasonabilists

An antidote to the EDM epidemic sweeping across Myanmar is a nascent indie scene, a small bunch of bands penning original tracks for a...

Rangoon Rhythm: Gabriel

Soul music consolidates components of African-American gospel music, musicality and blues and jazz. Although not widely popular in Myanmar, the genre is gradually finding...

Goethe Villa reopens with music and film program

For the past 18 months architects, engineers, technicians and hundreds of craftsmen have renovated the old Goethe Villa on Kabar Aye Pagoda Road from...

Rangoon Rhythm: Where is Charlie?

Usually whipping up cocktails and charming patrons in Atlas Rooftop Bar & Lounge. The 27-year-old Swiss artist Charles-David Hay started his bar managing and...

Myanmar DJ ace: ‘This country needs copyright laws’

About three years ago, Myanmar fell in love with the thump thump of electronic dance music (EDM). In the first of a new series...

New Hollywood ‘Golden Age’ Bar Opens in Yangon

Five-star hotel Meliá Yangon in Bahan Townshio has opened Garbo Bar, it’s new established themed on Hollywood’s Golden Age and named after the famous...

Music Festivals & Concerts in Myanmar

Brace yourself, ravers! The music festival season is finally here! Are you ready to get your PLUR on?! Check out our list of the...
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