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What’s On FRIDAY 24TH MARCH Kingdom Party | Nightlife A Hip Hop night with J-Me, G-Tone, X Box, Trigger and music by DJ Wine, DJ Z3TA till mid. Ticket price is 10,000 Kyats and more information to 09769100560. ? Yangon Yangon Rooftop Bar - No. 339, Sakura Tower, Corner of Bo Gyoke Aung San Rd and Sule Pagoda Rd, Pabedan Tsp | P 6:30 PM

Monkey Business - House & Techno | Nightlife Monkey Business is returning to The Penthouse. He is spinning a solo set after the success of the Noon to Moon event and bringing his proper techno house beats to our rooftop lounge. Music begins at 10pm and goes till late .RSVP 09771239924. ? The Penthouse - 271-273, Bagaya Rd, Park Side One Building, Sanchaung Tsp | P 10:00 PM

SATURDAY 25TH MARCH Childrens Craft Day with Pomelo | Activities Pomelo’s first craft weekend for children aged 5-12, come and have a day of creative fun. They will be designing and stamp printing their own paper which will use to decorate and decopage paper mache animals. A donation of 10,000 kyats is advised if able, and this will cover all supplies and lunch. RSVP 09779080398. ? Helping Hands - Ngar Htat Gyi Pagoda St, Bahan Tsp | P 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM

Flea Market | Shopping You can buy Upcycle, Recycle, Repurpose, Plates, Glasses, Kitchenware, Plants, Furniture, Decorative items, Crafts, Sterling silver jewelry, Costume jewelry, Used clothing, Vintage and quality bags, Shoes, Accessories, Books at one place. Come and buy something. ? Yangon Green Furniture - No.29G, Set Wa St, Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd (opposite Kabar Aye Pagoda), Mayangone Tsp | P 1:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Belly Dance Workshop With Rania | Sports “Dance is the hidden language of the soul”. This workshop will make you believe that everybody can dance. Learn the basic steps if this millenary dance. Fees are 15,000 kyats per person. Book here 09776436745. ? Beyond Boundaries Yoga - No.28 Level 3 Boyar Nyunt St, Yaw Min Gyi Region | P 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Face This: Exhibition by Djavanshir. N | Art & Stage Portraits of the punk and independent scene by French photographer Djavanshir. N. Sharing some fragments of their life, the images capture the energy of these young artists as the photographer. Photos will be for sale. ? The Rough Cut - 19 Minn St, Sanchaung Tsp | P 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Road To TMF (Pool Party) 2017 | Nightlife H-Life Entertainment presents Road To TMF – Pool Party 2017, an official Pre party of Thingyan Festival with the Headliner DJ Bl3nd and supporting DJs AJOHN, Terror Bass and The Kendrick. Tickets: 23000 MMK. ? Yangon Water Boom - Shuu Khin Thar, Tharkata Tsp | P 6:30 PM — 11:30 PM

Earth Hour 2017 | Activities Be part of history and join in lighting 10,000 oil lamps to celebrate Myanmar’s first Earth Hour at the Shwedagon Pagoda. As they light the lamps they are remembering lives lost to climate change and pledging to do what they can, as individuals, to Change Climate Change. ? Shwe Dagon Pagoda - U Wisara Rd, Dagon Tsp | P 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM


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What’s On Scottish Blues With Peter Erskine | Nightlife Scottish blues guitarist, Peter Erskine, plays blues covers of popular classics including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, all through a deep blues lens. Enjoy Happy Hour all night and Whisky Flights available from 15,000 MMK. ? Union Bar and Grill - 42 the Strand, Left side of the Myanmar Red Cross Building, Botahtaung Tsp | P 8:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Yout Shi | Art & Stage This time for the Rockers, G Latt and Ido will perform with Yout Shi. Tickets are 10,000 kyats per person with a free Regal Seven can. RSVP 09785156769. ? Yangon Yangon Rooftop Bar - 339, Sakura Tower,Corner of Bo Gyoke Aung San Rd and Sule Pagoda Rd, Pabedan Tsp | P 8:00 PM

Pre-Thingyan Mood Party | Nightlife Turn on the lights & get ready to welcome Thingyan. Best well-known DJ Bay Tar will spin you into Thingyan festival mood with Thingyan beats. Rocking good time for you all. ? Time Out Sports Bar - 4th Floor, Novotel Yangon Max, 459 Pyay Rd, Kamaryut Tsp | P 9:00 PM — 12:00 AM

Myanmar Young Social Entrepreneur Forum (MYSF) | Educational Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association (MYEA) and British Council are organizing Myanmar Young Social Entrepreneur Forum (MYSF) with aim of supporting social entrepreneurship development in Myanmar. RSVP 01544500. ? Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon - 40 Natmauk Rd, Tamwe Tsp | P 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

The BEAT Beer Festival | Nightlife The Beat Bar is having party on the 25th of this month. Menu: Pork Knuckle with Mush Potato and two glass of either Myanmar Premium Beer Or Kirin Ichiban Beer (Normal Glass). Price: Special Promo rate 7000 Ks. Other surprises and Beer Drinking competition and Prizes, Live band and Dj. Your Party Fever Host Andy MC will take ur mood to next level. ? THE BEAT bar - G3, Bo Myat Tun Tower, Mahabandula Rd | P 6:00 PM — 11:00 PM

FAB | Nightlife They are finally moving. They know you wanted a bigger club for a long time, and they've found a new home. Or actually an old home with a new look. They're moving to Muse, the beautiful new and renovated will host their beats with resident DJ's C-Thu & Mike along. ? MUSE BAR - No.330, Ahlone Rd, Dagon Tsp | P 10:00 PM — 3:00 AM

Loud and Live | Nightlife Catch the Ayeyerwaddy Delta Daredevils deliver a steaming bucketful of rock, Americana and country music played with integrity, tradition and speed. ? 7th Joint Bar and Grill - Asia Business Center, Corner of 48th St on Mahabandula Rd, Botatuang Tsp | P 9:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Cheers Beach Party | Art & Stage Do not miss the first party at Chaung Thar Beach. The first and largest EDM festival and others programs will be there at Chaung Thar Beach. See you there. For ticket contact to 09795960216, 09448038928. ? Chaung Thar Beach - Pathein | P 2:00 PM — 11:00 PM


What’s On 25TH - 26TH MARCH 360 Backbend, Aerial Acrobatics and Air-yoga Workshop with Acacia | Sports This weekend workshop series will take you deeper into yourself so you can learn to follow and trust your heart. USD 40-120 per person. RSVP 09422477775. ? York Yoga Corner - No.28, 4th floor, Boyar Nyunt St, Dagon Tsp | P 2:30 PM — 6:00 PM

SUNDAY 26TH MARCH Boutique Brunch | Dining Enjoy their à la carte brunch at the Savoy Hotel with their Boutique Brunch apart from the delicious food selection, PROSECCO, House white and red wine, draft beer, fresh juices and coffee and tea without limitations.USD 36 nett per person with free flow beverages. ? Savoy Hotel Yangon - 129, Dhammazedi Rd, Bahan Tsp | P 12:00 PM — 3:00 PM

26TH-27TH MARCH Duwun Food Carnival 2017 | Activities Duwun Food Carnival is coming up at 25th of March at People park with Game programs and Dancing performances. So everyone is welcome and it is FREE entry. ? People's Park and People's Square - Pyay Rd, Sanchaung Tsp | P 10:00 AM — 7:00 PM

MONDAY 27TH MARCH Mad for it Monday | Nightlife Mad for it Mondays. 90’s Britpop & Drinks Specials Every Monday 7pmLate. Heineken 15,00/25,00 Kyats. Jack Daniels & Coke 45,00 Kyats, Heineken & Jack Daniels Chaser 65,00 Kyats, SuperSonic Gin & Tonic 45,00 Kyats, Chapagne (prosecco) Super Nova 55,00 Kyats. ? Union Bar and Grill - 42 the Strand, Botahtaung Tsp | P 7:00 PM

27TH - 31ST MARCH Inspire Me Festival Myanmar | Educational The Inspire Me Festival has become an international platform for people from around the world with curious, intelligent, thoughtful and entrepreneurial minds to come together and connect with Britain. ? Meliá Yangon - 192, Kaba Aye Pagoda Rd, Bahan Tsp | P 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

TUESDAY 28TH MARCH March Sundowners Networking Event | Networking Enjoy the magnificent view of Shwedagon Pagoda and the sunset over Yangon River. Meet people from various industries, grow your network, exchange information and ideas. RSVP 09767419413. ? Atlas Rooftop Bar & Lounge - 84, Pan Hlaing Rd, Sanchaung Tsp | P 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM

Tequila Tuesday | Nightlife Chicken or beef Chilli with Tortilla Wraps, Cheese, Sour cream and salsa for Only 10,000 Kyats. 25% Off all Tequila shots and cocktails. ? The Fat Ox Bar Yangon - No. 81, 50th St (Middle block), Botahtaung Tsp | P 5:00 PM — 11:00 PM


What’s On WEDNESDAY 29TH MARCH Gentleman Night | Nightlife Dress in a jacket or traditional Myanmar attire to enjoy a free whisky cocktail every Wednesday at the Sarkies Bar. But that’s not all, they also offer a special discount on 2 whisky tasting and cigar menu. RSVP 01243377. ? The Strand Hotel - 92 Strand Rd, Kyauktada Tsp | P 5:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Cocktail Madness - One on one on all Cocktails | Nightlife Every Wednesday, The Lab extended happy hour all night long on all cocktails to help you cope with the rest of the week. Buy One Get One on all. ? The Lab - 70A Shwe Gone Daing Rd, Bahan Tsp | P 5:30 PM — 1:00 AM

4th International Piano Salon | Art & Stage Folk meets jazz, Ying Hua Huang on the piano, well known to our regular visitors to the Rose Garden Piano salon, is a pianist from Taiwan. Ticket price is 5,000 Kyats per person. RSVP 01371992. ? Rose Garden Hotel - 171 Upper Pansodan Rd, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Tsp | P 7:00 PM — 10:00 PM

THURSDAY 30TH MARCH MEGA Expo | Activities Enjoy the discount for the amazing exhibiton with Housings, Furnitures, Mobiles and Cars from branded companies. ? Tatmadaw Hall - U wisara Rd, Dagon Tsp | P 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Dinner with Yi Mon Vanessa Han, economist, researcher and co-author of "A Burmese heart" | Business Retracing Burma’s Lost History with A Burmese Heart. Limited seats available: 20 persons maximum, USD50 for Members and USD70 for nonMembers. The event is about Members and friends, experiences, works of art, initiatives, research, which give a better understanding of Myanmar. RSVP 01523700. ? Le Planteur Restaurant and Bar - 80 University Avenue Rd, Kamayut Tsp | P 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Shwe Daung Circus | Art & Entertainment A whole new world of entertainment, not seen in Myanmar for decades. You can catch the show eight times a week, every week until 30 April. Visit them and look around, even when the show’s not going on. Tickets 5,000 - 40,000 Kyats via 09960596979. ? People's Park and Square - Pyay Rd, Sanchaung Tsp | P 8:00 PM

19TH MARCH - 30TH APRIL Myanmar International Lighting Festival 2017 | Activities As the name of the event “light festival”, explore the biggest lighting creations at the park in different shapes with fun games and make your memory with loved ones. Entry Fees: 3,000 Kyats. ? People’s Park & Square - Pyay Rd, Sanchaung Tsp | P 5:30 PM — 11:00 PM

DISCLAIMER Information as of 21st March 2017. The events’ times and dates may change without notice. For more updated information, please check http://myanmore.com/yangon/events-calendar


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Pets Accessories Guide in YANGON BY MATT

 MyPet MyPet has all the clothes, foods, snacks, treats, cans, vitamins, pills, medicines, shampoos, shower gels, lotions, sprays, perfumes, ear cleaners, toys, ropes, and many more from various brands to provide the best service for you and your beloved pets. From the outside, you will see a beautifully decorated pet store, and when you enter, they have a big mall to provide you with good shopping experiences. The staffs are very hospitable and welcoming. Address - 83/B, U Chit Maung Road, Under Tarmwe Flyover, Bahan Township. Ph: 09 969 688088 http://www.mypetmyanmar.com Opening Hour: 9:00 AM — 9:00 PM

 IPet IPet opened their first outlet at Yankin in 2013. The owner said “My ambition is to improve the living conditions of pet, to create awareness of the pet society in Myanmar and their shop to be the pet owners’ meeting point. They have two outlets; Outlet 1 – No.35, Waizayantar Rd, Block 9, South Okkalapa Township Outlet 2 – No.24B, Parami Road, Chawtwinkone, Yankin Township Ph: 09 975 504327 Opening Hours: 9:00 AM — 8:30 PM


 Hello Pet Shop This one is located behind the Excel Tower at Shwe Gone Daing. Nice place to buy snacks, vitamins and accessories for your pet. They sell with affordable prices and high quality items. Address – No.1, Room(1), Back side of Excel Tower, Shwe Gone Daing, Bahan Township Ph: 09 5166403, 09 73070108

 Nay Pyi Taw PetMart & Aquarium Group This one is a well-known pet place in Yangon, for pet lovers. You can buy varieties of pets’ accessories and foods for your pet, fishes, dogs or cats. They have 3 branches in Yangon and one in Mandalay and they are preparing for their 5th outlets in South Okkala Township, Yangon. Address 1– No.225, Lower Kyimyindine Road, Ahlone Township Ph: 09 518 1281, 09 43141939 Address 2 – No.174, Khine Shwe Wah Street (Baho Road), Kamayut Township Ph: 09 730 444 51 Address 4 – No.18, Tamein Bayan Road, front of Ocean Supermarket, Tamwe Township Ph: 09 4500 42584 Mandalay outlet – 35th Street, between 81st & 82nd Streets, Chanayethazan Township Ph: 09 910 255 74 Opening Hours: 9:30 AM — 7:30 PM


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Golden Crab: Savoury Seafood BY SOFIA RAINERI Tucked away in the Tamwe area of the city amongst little streets, Golden Crab is a hidden gem and it’s certainly worth the trek. The décor has little to be desired but do not let this fool you, predominantly frequented by local costumers this restaurant serves some of the best seafood I have had in Yangon at a reasonable price. I highly recommend you order the crab. I opted for the Curry Crab (10,000 MMK) and was presented with a very big crab, smothered in curry sauce. The curry sauce is not spicy, but it is flavourful and complements well the sweet, juicy crabmeat. I was recommended the Jungle Thin Soup (5,500 MMK small / 8,000MMK large). I could smell the lemongrass as soon as it was set on the table. As fragrant tasting as it smells, like most Thai soups it has a bright and sour flavour. It came with various vegetables such as small Thai eggplants which pleasantly burst in your mouth, as well as king prawns, whose flavour might be slightly overpowered by the soup, but nonetheless make a good addition to the dish. The Fish with Red Chilli Paste (8,000MMK), a whole fried fish, was entirely covered with a generous amount of chilli sauce. The chilli was not unbearable, and added a pleasant kick to the dish. The fish was fried perfectly, and the white meat was tender and soft and not soggy with oil. The Shell BBQ (4,500MMK) is unmissable, and was unexpectedly one of the best dishes I was served. Each shell is covered with a red sauce, which was slightly sweet and smoky in flavour, an Asian twist to the familiar BBQ sauce. The little shells are perfect to scoop with your spoon and it is incredibly easy to eat an entire plate of them! Overall, Golden Crab serves generous portions of fresh, delicious, and reasonably priced seafood. They have a vast menu which offers various versions of different seafood, so you are spoiled for choice. A must go to for fish lovers! Address: S Race Course St, Tamwe, Yangon, Myanmar Phone:+95 9 731 39172 Opening Hours: 11AM — 11PM


new opening

Menzo: Fukuoka Style Ramen hits Yaw Min Gyi BY SOFIA RAINERI Just off Yaw Min Gyi St. and Bo Yar Nyunt Rd., Menzo Ramen makes a wonderful addition to the upcoming restaurant scene in the area. The design and layout of the venue is functional, no frills, clean and minimalistic. Strictly a no MSG restaurant, Menzo ramen prides itself in the selection of its fine ingredients. The meat is freshly brought every morning and even the salt is imported from Japan to achieve the perfect flavour balance in every dish. Although the ramen is a popular choice, the menu is extensive. They also offer Tsukemen (‘dipping ramen’ ---the noodles and other toppings are eaten after being dipped in a separate bowl of soup), and a big selection of Yakitori (grilled skewers). Menzo specialises in ramen from the Fukuoka region of Japan with variations of the Tonkotsu (pork bone broth) and Shoyu (soy broth) ramen. The Tonkotsu ramen broth is made by cooking the pork meat for 15 hours. We tried their three types of Tonkotsu ramen: classic Tonkotsu (white broth) pork bone broth which was creamy and flavourful without being too fatty, black broth Kuro Mayu (black sesame and garlic oil) my personal favourite. The broth had a slight smoky, nutty flavour and is light on the garlic. Last, Kara Tonkotsu (chilli ramen) is a red broth, in which the addition of chilli adds a fantastic kick to the broth. The noodle was perfectly cooked and had some bite to them. Although I loved all the various toppings, I was most surprised by the quality of the ajitama (marinated soft boiled egg), masterfully cooked to achieve the right texture, maintaining a perfectly runny yolk core. The Gyoza (3,500 MMK 5pcs) is homemade, slightly crunchy and the filling is juicy and well balanced. Overall, although newly opened, Menzo Ramen is already a popular dining choice. Perfect if you fancy slurping away at a bowl of delicious ramen or for getting your Yakitori fix at a fair price! Address: (19/A), Unit-15, Boyaryunt Street, Yaw Min Gyi, Dagon Township, Yangon. Phone : 01 11220052 Opening Hours: 11:00AM — 2:00PM, 5:30PM — 10:00PM


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THE THINGYAN BOAT PARTY (ROUND 1) 18TH MARCH 2017 PHOTOS BY PT@IMAGES


CHATRIUM DREAM WEDDING FAIR 2017 19TH MARCH 2017 PHOTOS BY PT@IMAGES


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Now showing in Yangon cinemas from 24th-30th March 2017. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 American musical romantic dark fantasy film directed by Bill Condon from a screenplay written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos. A co-production between Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films.

LOGAN Logan is a 2017 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Wolverine, played by Hugh Jackman. The film follows a past-his-prime Logan embarking on a road trip across a dystopian future America for one final mission.

Junction Square, Junction Maw Tin, Mingalar Sanpya Cineplex, Mingalar Cineplex (Gamone Pwint), Mingalar Cinema 2(Dagon Centre (II), Nay Pyi Daw, Shae Saung Cinema

Mingalar Cineplex (Gamone Pwint)

KONG: SKULL ISLAND Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 American monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts and written by Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly, from a story by John Gatins. The film is a reboot of the King Kong franchise and serves as the second film in Legendary's MonsterVerse. Nay Pyi Daw, Mingalar Sanpya Cineplex, Mingalar Cineplex (Gamone Pwint)

MAYAR STYLE Mayar Style is Burmese Drama Movie directed by Nyunt Myanmar Nyi Nyi Maung and Yazar Nay win. Junction Square, Mingalar Sanpya Cineplex, Mingalar Cineplex (Gamone Pwint), Thamada Cinema, Thwin

KON LONE YAT 40 Kon Lone Yat 40 is the burmese war movie directed by Pan Chee Soe Moe. With so many famous actors. Junction Square, Junction Maw Tin, Shae Saung Cinema

Junction Maw Tin | 01 225 244 Junction Square | 01 527 055 Mingalar Sanpya Cineplex | 09 260 887 035 — 36, 01 230 3 165 Mingalar Cineplex (Gamone Pwint) | 09 779 054 671 — 73 Mingalar Cinema 2(Dagon Centre (II) | 09 732 54 091 — 92 Nay Pyi Daw | 01 251 277, 01 251 288 Shae Saung Cinema | 01 252 113, 01 388 034 Thamada Cinema | 01 246 962, 01 246 963 Thwin | 01 372 594, 01 388 033 Mega Ace (Tharkayta) | 01 556 782 Mega Ace (Tamwe) | 01 554 383 Mega Ace (North Okkalapa) | 09 971 750 91


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emergency numbers POLICE STATION

AMBULANCE

199 / 01 549309

192

FIRE STATION

TOURIST SAFETY UNIT

191 / 01 252011 / 01 252022

01 642742 / 01 549209

TOURIST INFORMATION

YANGON GENERAL HOSPITAL

01 252859 / 01 378376

01 256112 / 01 265131

HOTLINE NUMBER 1876

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MYANMORE : Weekly Guide to Yangon - 24th March 2017  

Keep Calm & Enjoy Yangon

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Keep Calm & Enjoy Yangon

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