Rangoon Rhythm: Dora Alex

Myanmore talks with 18-year-old Dora Alex, who released her first ever music album First Thing First in September 2018 – and it went straight...

Rangoon Rhythm: Youn Ni Ko

Born in Yangon, Youn Ni Ko grew up on the remote island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean sea after her family moved there when...

Serenaded with opera at Pullman Yangon’s E’Cucina restaurant

Diners enjoyed the accomplished vocals of an opera singer between courses of first-class Italian fare at the Pullman Hotel Yangon last night (September 26). Australian...

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...
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