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What’s On - MARCH FRIDAY 8TH Celebrate Int’l Women’s Day at Chatrium | Promotion To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March 2019, Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon is pleased to welcome all women with a special 15% discount at all outlets - The Emporia Restaurant, Tiger Hill Chinese Restaurant, Kohaku Japanese Restaurant, Lobby Lounge, Club Rizzoli, Nemita Spa, and the Yuki Beauty Lounge - on the 8th of March, 2019.Join your sisters and indulge yourself at the Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon during International Women’s Day. ? Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon - No.40, Natmauk Rd, Tamwe Tsp | P 9 am - 11 pm

Thank Goodness It’s Free Flow Friday | Nightlife Every Friday from 5pm to 8pm, enjoy free flow wine and a selection of cold cuts accompanied by music from the Sunset Trio Band in the Lobby Lounge. ? Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake - No.40, Natmauk Rd, Tamwe Tsp | P 5 pm - 8 pm

Cats - Musical Drama | Art & Stage Cats will be performed on the 8th and 9th of March (Meowch) by LAP students of 16th batch, English Major. ? Myanmar Institute of Theology - Insein Rd, Insein Tsp | P 6 pm - 9 pm

Japanese Seafood Market Buffet | Dining Wyndham Grand Yangon Hotel embark on a Japanese Seafood Market Buffet for your freshest seafood discovery. Feast on sumptuous Japanese styled seafood offerings in SPOON All Day Dining, every Friday night from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Their mouthwatering seafood highlights include fresh oyster, king crab, lobster, plus Sushi and Sashimi. For reservation please contact to 01 937 7188. ? Wyndham Grand Yangon Hotel - No.11, Corner of Kan Yeik Thar Rd & U Aung Myat Rd, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Tsp | P 6 pm - 10:30 pm

I’d Tap That - Keg Party | Nightlife Join Union Bar & Grill as they tap a keg of Heineken for you to drink COMPLETELY FREE - from 7pm until the keg runs dry. ? Union Bar and Grill - 42 Strand Rd, Left corner of the Myanmar Red Cross Building, Botahtaung Tsp | P 7 pm - 11 pm

8TH - 10TH International Women’s Day - Girl Determined | Activity Because a day just isn’t enough, Union Bar & Grill will be celebrating International Women’s Week by donating 1,000 mmk from every item sold from our special “Who Run The World” food and cocktail menus to Girl Determined “Girls Stand Up” program. Girl Determined project helps teenage girls to live free from daily forms of harassment and violence, a key to unlocking their full potential. ? Union Bar and Grill - No.42, Strand Rd, Left corner of the Myanmar Red Cross Building, Botahtaung Tsp | P 11 am - 11 pm

5th Dynamic Photo Art Exhibition | Exhibition The Yangon Gallery would like to invite you to “5th Dynamic Photo Art Exhibition” on behalf of Dynamic Digital Photography Training School which is from 8th to 10th March 2019. ? The Yangon Gallery - People’s park compound, Ahlone Rd, Dagon Tsp | P 10 am - 6 pm


What’s On - MARCH FinLit Hackathon | Educational Due to the development of bank services, mobile banding and payment app, people are getting more complicated with banking system. That’s why Phandeeyar is trying to help and acknowledge to use banking system more easily. ? Phandeeyar - No.628/636, Merchant Rd(10th Floor, Royal River View Condo) Between 29th and, 30th St, Pabedan Tsp | P 6 pm - 7 pm

SATURDAY 9TH Aqua Zumba Summer Class by F1 Fitness | Sports What is Aqua Zumba: Jump into 60 minutes Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie-burning, dance fitness party that makes working out splash. Free to F1 Fitness members and Novotel Hotel Guest. For non members and walk in, Entrance Fees is 30 USD. ? F1 Fitness - Novotel Yangon Max, Level 6, No.459, Pyay Rd, Kamayut Tsp | P 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Summer Nights Starring Joey Keen at the Toddy Bar | Nightlife Joey is an extremely talented Myanmar born mixologist and bartender. He’s been working in Bangkok managing the ever popular Seven Spoons. To match up with Joey’s Drinks, Rangoon Tea House also created local snacks with unexpected twist such as Truffle Tofu Fries and Bacon & Cheese Samosas. Book your table by calling 09979078681. ? Rangoon Tea House - Ground Floor, 77-79 Pansodan Street (Lower Middle Block), Between MahaBandoola and Merchant Rd (opposite Shwe Bank | P 7 pm - 12 am

Live Music From Ruthless Jambalaya - AKA Raph & Ariel | Nightlife Raph and Ariel are mostly known around Yangon’s music scene as “the open-mic-night duo”, or as the duo of “that one guy with long hair who plays guitar with that bass player with the moustache”. On March 9, Raph and Ariel, together with guest percussionist Slyne, will take to Union Bar’s stage to perform their blend of jazzy funk (and maybe a little bit bluesy) tunes. Free Entry. ? Union Bar and Grill - 42 Strand Rd, Left corner of the Myanmar Red Cross Building, Botahtaung Tsp | P 8 pm - 11 pm

LEVEL 2 Sessions #011: House & Techno | Nightlife LEVEL 2 Sessions aims to present the best of Yangon’s House & Techno DJs on a regular basis, where the focus is on eclectic and undergroundoriented music, combined with the best sound & lighting and the most authentic club setting in Yangon. The original Sessions team with Karl Ross, Lion Grünenberg and Yu KT is finally back together behind the decks, for an extra special night of House & Techno magic. ? LEVEL 2 - Yangon International Hotel Compound ,Dagon Tsp | P From 11 pm

Tropical Night | Nightlife People SAVE THE DATE: Tropical Party 2019 IS COMING UP. Be prepared for another legendary party with tropical music, cocktails, smiling people, and a lot of fun. ? The Penthouse - 271-273, Bargayar St Park side one building 8th floor, Sanchaung Tsp | P From 7 pm

SUNDAY 10TH Sunday Boutique Brunch at Savoy Hotel | Dining If you are looking for an ideal getaway from Yangon’s hustle to relax on Sunday, please join our city oasis for a Boutique Brunch. Enjoy mouthwatering culinary creations designed by our Head Chef Florian Eberhardt and accompanied by unlimited drinks from cellar. US$ 54.- net


What’s On - MARCH per person for a boutique package including free flow of our house wines, prosecco, draft beer, and fresh juices. (Alcoholic drinks and food will be served until 3.00pm whereas tea, coffee, and soft drinks until 4.00pm). ? Savoy Hotel Yangon - No.129, Dhammazedi Rd, Bahan Tsp | P 12 pm - 3 pm

Little Luxuries Brunch | Dining A refreshing Sunday brunch experience awaits you as the SPOON serves up a new Sunday Brunch, starting from this February. Relish our luscious Sunday Brunch menu which includes a satisfying range of choices including live grill station, cocktail bar, chocolate mousse and espuma tiramisu live station, chocolate truffle corner and tempura station. ? Wyndham Grand Yangon Hotel - No.11, Corner of Kan Yeik Thar Rd & U Aung Myat Rd, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Tsp | P 12 pm - 3 pm

Hip Hop Workshop | Sports All dancing and fun! Ready to step up your dance game? Come along to this workshop and learn how to move with some cool choreography to great tunes in a relaxed and fun environment. All levels are welcome members, staffs, or anyone interested to join. Mark the date in your calendar & register now as spots are filling up soon. ? Real fitness golden valley - No.20, Pearl St, Golden Valley Ward, Bahan Tsp | P 11:30 pm - 3 pm

Charity Auction | Activity Join on a Sunday afternoon and enjoy the sunset at our beautiful pondside auctioning local art to support Women For The World, a grassroots organisation focused on women’s entrepreneurship. The artwork, donated by Su Yee, Yan Lin Aung, Bart Was Not Here and Myanm/Art Gallery and other local painters will be auctioned or sold during the event. Profit from the event will be donated to Women for the World to support its statutory cause of action. Entry Fee is 15,000 Kyats entitled to a selection of exquisite canapes prepared by Chef Orng (Orng Kitchen) with a complimentary glass of wine by Grape Vine Wine Distribution and a ticket for a lottery. ? The Treetop Wine Bar - No.1, U Sein Maung Lane, Mayangone Tsp | P 5 pm - 7 pm

3 Issues in 3 Acts: Parami Student Plays | Art & Stage “3 Issues in 3 Acts” will be a performance of three student-researched, written, and directed one-act plays that explore some of Myanmar’s most complex issues. The plays performed will be Slash & Burn, Phantom Coercion and Legacy. ? Parami Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences - 3rd Floor, Shwe Gone Plaza, Intersection of Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd & Shwe Gone Daing Rd, Bahan Tsp | P 7 pm - 10 pm

MONDAY 11TH Conférence de presse pour “Goût de France / Good France” | Dining L’ambassadeur de France en Birmanie, M. Christian Lechervy, entouré des chefs des restaurants participant à cet événement, présentera (Goût de France/Good France) en Birmanie. The French Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Christian Lechervy, surrounded by the chefs of the restaurants participating in this event, will present “Goût de France/Good France” in Myanmar. ? Mercure Yangon Kaba Aye - 17, Kaba Aye Pagoda Rd, Yankin Tsp | P 4 pm - 5 pm

3 Wine blind Tasting | Wine Boutique at Savoy | Dining Savoy Hotel Yangon in collaboration with Cellar Door Distribution is hosting the blind tasting in the wine boutique. All wines in the cellar are high-end & at retail price. Easy to take home, either you can enjoy the


What’s On - MARCH wines at our Bistro or Kipling’s restaurant for a corkage fee of $15. For the 3rd time they will organise a blind tasting who can guess which 3 wines we have on offer. The deal is: $15 net + 3 glasses of wine with canapes. ? Savoy Hotel Yangon - 129, Dhammazedi Road, Bahan Tsp | P 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

G Talk: Little by little | Activity For the 3rd G Talk of the month, Hotel G has invited Julie Garnier to talk about her company Lilla by focusing on “Slow Fashion” in opposition to fast fashion and how conscious choices can have a positive impact on the environment. G Talk is a short FREE seminar created to spread knowledge and inspire people in the city. Taking place at our restaurant Babett, we host speakers to come and share their knowledge in line with topics reflecting Hotels G’s DNA: Fashion, Design, Arts, Music, Entertainment, Sustainability, Travel, F&B and Culture. ? Hotel G Yangon - 5 Alan Pya Pagoda St, Dagon Tsp | P 5 pm - 6 pm

TUESDAY 12TH Kevin Gildea - Live in Yangon | Art & Stage Do not miss KEVIN GILDEA (Ireland) with special guests JOCELYN CHIA (Singapore) and KAVIN JAY (Malaysia). Early bird tickets are on sale now for 17 USD or 20 USD at the door, which both include one free drink, specials on selected beverages, and free finger food. Tickets are available for purchase at PARKROYAL. ? PARKROYAL Yangon - No.33, Alan Pya Pagoda Rd, Dagon Tsp | P 8:30 pm - 11 pm

THURSDAY 14TH Intro to Ice Carving & Whisky Tasting | Dining Every wondered how to make your own perfectly carved, crystal clear ice blocks, or balls, to impress your guests with? Join us for an introduction to ice carving with Art Hong Pong, of Cold Fusion Ice Designs, then enjoy either a whisky or classic whisky cocktail served over your ice creation. As always, Jen will be on hand to dazzle you with whisky knowledge - it’s going to be a good one. 40,000++ per person includes materials needed for the class, ice carving equipment for you to take home, and a whisky or whisky cocktail. ? Union Bar and Grill - 42 Strand Road, Left corner of the Myanmar Red Cross Building, Botahtaung Tsp | P 7 pm - 9 pm

New Zealand vs France: Wine and Cheese Blind Tasting Competition | Dining Don’t miss one of the funniest and the friendliest business events in Yangon – NZ vs France Wine and Cheese Blind Tasting Competition. This fun (but of course competitive) competition between the New Zealand Myanmar Chamber and CCI France Myanmar involves: one red wine, one white wine and three cheeses imported directly from each country for this event, plus locally produced artisan cheeses from Sharky’s, as well as more than 100 participants from the business community in Myanmar voting for their favourite wine and cheese. ? Le Cellier - Novotel Hotel, 14th floor, 459, Pyay Rd, Kamaryut Tsp | P 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

DISCLAIMER Information as of 5th March 2019. The events’ times and dates may change without notice. For more updated Information, please check http://myanmore.com/events


MYANMORE AWARDS 2019

ORNG Kitchen

MYANMORE AWARDS 2019 DINING & NIGHTLIFE Chef of the year

Winner: Jean Marc Lemmery

Wine and Spirit Ambassador

Winner: Lal Mon Puia (Gekko) Runner-ups: David Sign (TIPSY), Gavin Davis (Cellar Door)

Green Award

Winner: Savoy Hotel Yangon

Special Award for Contribution to Excellence Winner: Nikki Baltrop (57 Belows)

Best Myanmar Premium Outlet of the Year Winner: The Bar BurDubai - Inya Rd

Best Myanmar Beer Outlet of the Year Winner: Win Star

KBZ Entrepreneur of the Year

Winner: Myat Phoo Wai (NooDi Noodle Bar)


Newcomer of the Year

Winner: Burma Bistro Runners-up: White Swan, Beauty in the Pot

Myanmar Food Restaurant of the Year Winner: Mu Ai Kachin

Runners-up: Burma Bistro , Asia House, Unique Tearoom (Mandalay)

Cafe of the Year Winner: Bodhi Nava

Runners-up: Tokyo Coffee Cafe and Bar , The Plant House

Bar of the Year

Winner: The Penthouse Runners-up: TIPSY, After 8 - Shot & Cocktail Bar, Ned Kelly (Mandalay)

Restaurant of the Year Winner: ORGN Kitchen

Bodhi Nava

Burma Bistro

The Penthouse

Mu Ai Kachin Food


myanmore awards 2019

Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min

TRAVEL AWARDS 2019 Hotel of the Year

Winner: Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min Runner ups: Yangon Excelsior, Wa Ale Resort

Tourism Experience of the year

Winner: Balloons over bagan with Sharky’s Runner ups: Boulder Bay, Arakan Nature Lodge

Tourism Industry Figure of the Year Winner: May Myat Mon Win

Tourism Development Project of the Year

Winner: Community-Based Tourism project in Kayah State - incl. Trekking, Panpet and other villages

Event Venue of the Year Winner: Novotel Runner ups: Lotte Hotel Melia Hotel


Myanmore Awards 2019 Top 100 50th Street Restaurant & Bar 7th Joint Bar and Grill 800 Bowls 999 Shan Noodle Shop Acacia Tea Salon After 8 – Shot & Cocktail Bar Alex’s Gastro Bar Atlas Rooftop Bar & Lounge Aung Mingalar Shan Noodle Shop Aung Thukha Babett Eatery & Bar Beauty in The Pot Bijin Japanese Restaurant Bodhi Nava Bulgogi Brothers Myanmar Burbrit Brewery Burma Bistro Cafe del SeOUL Café Salween Casa Mia Italian Kitchen & Bar Cask 81 Danuphyu Daw Saw Yee Myanmar Restaurant DIY BBQ & Hot Pot E’cucina Italian Restaurant at Pullman Yangon Centrepoint easy Cafe Eclipse Bar & Restaurant Father’s Office Feel Restaurant Myanmar Fratello Rooftop Dining Gallery Bar at Sule Shangri-la Yangon Garbo Bar at Meliá Yangon Gekko Restaurant Yangon Gloria Jeans Coffee Golden Pho` Vietnamese Restaurant Green Gallery HaeUnDae Korean Restaurant Harry’s Bar Home Sweet Home Yangon Hong Bao Dim Sum House of Memories Myanmar Ietsu Sushi & Soba Jana Mon Jeff’s Kitchen Khaing Khaing Kyaw Traditional Restaurant L’Opera Italian Restaurant & Bar Le Bis-Tro-Ke Le Bistrot at Savoy Yangon Le Cellier at Novotel Yangon Max Le Planteur Restaurants & Lounge Legacy Thai restaurant


Correction: Two mistakes were done in terms of opening period (at least six months when voting started) and Tipsy together with Reddot Brewhouse Myanmar have therefore been take off the list but we hope to see them 2020! Instead we are happy to see E’cucina Italian Restaurant and Le Cellier Wine Bar & Restaurant on the list!

Linkage Training Restaurant & Arts Mahlzeit German Restaurant Mañana Mandalay Tea Room Menzo Ramen Min Lann Seafood Monsoon Restaurant & Bar Mu Ai Kachin Food Mugunghwa Korean Restaurant at LOTTE Yangon Nourish Cafe Yangon ONYX Wine Tree Restaurant ORNG Kitchen Padonmar Paradise Dynasty Myanmar Parami Pizza Prime Grill – Mediterranean Restaurant Princess Irrawaddy Rangoon Tea House ROOT Royal Jasmine Authentic Thai Cuisine Sabai DMZ Mya Kyun Thar Sarkies Bar at The Strand Hotel SEEDS Restaurant & Lounge SHA YI Kachin Food Shan Yoe Yar Restaurant Sharky’s Myanmar Yangon Shwe Sa Bwe Signature Fine Dining & The Garden Bistro Sofaer & Co Sorabol Korean Restaurant Golden Valley Sprouts Sushi Tei Taing Yin Thar Myanmar National Restaurant Takumi-Ya, Yangon Thai 47 The Beer Factory Yangon The Blind Tiger The Corriander Leaf Yangon The District Coffee Lounge The Marina Indian Restaurant Yangon The Market @ Meliá Yangon The Penthouse The Poke Bar The Strand Restaurant @ The Strand Yangon The Yangon Restaurant Tokyo Coffee Cafe & Bar Union Bar and Grill White Swan Bakery Restaurant Yangon Bakehouse Yangon Yangon


now showing

Now showing in Yangon cinemas from 8th to 14th March 2019.

Captain Marvel Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Junction Maw Tin, Junction City, Junction Square, City Mall, Nay Pyi Taw, Mingalar Cineplex (Gamone Pwint), Mingalar 2 (Dagon Center 2), Mingalar Sanpya Cineplex, Mingalar Sein Gay Har, Mingalar North Oakkalapa, Mingalar Tamwe

Happy Death Day 2 Stuck in a time loop, college student Tree Gelbman must die over and over again to save her friends from a psychotic masked killer. Junction City

London Sweetie A humor- filled story of a group of Thai in London. With their lack of language ability, chaotic but fun love stories await. Junction Square, Junction City, City Mall

City Hunters (Myanmar) Burmese action movie directed by Nyan Htin. Starring : Khar Ra, Yan Aung, Zin Wine, Pyae Wati Maung, Min Myat Soe San, Jar Sai Eain. Junction City, Junction Square

The Only Mom (Myanmar) Burmese Horror Movie about a little girl who change into polite and sweet little girl after possessed by autistic girl. Will the mother want her real daughter back or continue with a sweet little girl ? Junction Maw Tin, Junction City, Junction Square, City Mall

Junction Maw Tin | 01 225 244 Junction City | 01-9253591, 01-9253592 Junction Square | 01 527 055 City Mall | 09 764802081 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 Mingalar Sein Gay Har | 09 402177771— 73 Mingalar North Okkalapa | 09 402027001 Mingalar Tamwe | 09 402199991, 2, 3 Nay Pyi Taw | 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 Mingalar | 01 243057 Mega Ace Cineplex (Tamwe)| 01 554383 Mega Ace Cineplex (Thar Kay Ta) | 01 556782 Mega Ace Cineplex (North Okkalapa) | 09 971750101 Mega Ace Cineplex (Dawbon) | 09 400686992


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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