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Miss Ethnic Myanmar pageant belies minorities’ woes

Miss Ethnic Myanmar pageant belies minorities’ woes

A “Miss Ethnic Myanmar” beauty pageant and a campfire dance with a buffalo skull on Tuesday brought an end to a festival celebrating the country’s ethnic...

This year’s Yangon Pride Week, celebrating Myanmar’s LGBTIQ community, is the biggest yet

This year’s Yangon Pride Week, celebrating Myanmar’s LGBTIQ community, is the biggest yet

Yangon Pride has arrived, and its organizers &Proud have a pretty solid schedule of activities lined up for the week. From January 25 to February 3, Myanmar’s LGBTIQ...

The new Wyndham Grand Hotel in downtown Yangon is a modern design concept with lake and pagoda views

The new Wyndham Grand Hotel in downtown Yangon is a modern design concept with lake and pagoda views

It's Wyndham's second opening in Myanmar, after its boutique debut in 2017.

Things To Do This Weekend (Dec 7 – Dec 9): Oxford Sayadaw, Voice Of the Youth 2018 Music Festival, Yangon Farmer’s Market and Stand Up 4 Human Rights

Things To Do This Weekend (Dec 7 – Dec 9): Oxford Sayadaw, Voice Of the Youth 2018 Music Festival, Yangon Farmer’s Market and Stand Up 4 Human Rights

What’s up Yangon folks? We’ve got an eclectic mix of art, music and personal development events curated for this upcoming weekend. Check out up and coming local artists right...

Things To Do This Weekend – Market Edition (Nov 30-Dec 2): Yangon Farmer’s Market, The Makers Market, Yangon Zay and Singapore Festival

Things To Do This Weekend – Market Edition (Nov 30-Dec 2): Yangon Farmer’s Market, The Makers Market, Yangon Zay and Singapore Festival

This weekend in Yangon is a big one for open markets – there is a Singaporean market, a Yangon market and a bougie Yangon Zay. If shopping for food, produce or crafts...

Things To Do This Weekend (Nov 23-25): Yangon Farmer’s Market, The Peacists X the REASONABILISTS, and Tazaungdaing Night Bazaar

Things To Do This Weekend (Nov 23-25): Yangon Farmer’s Market, The Peacists X the REASONABILISTS, and Tazaungdaing Night Bazaar

We’ve got a pretty exciting weekend ahead in Yangon — a farmer’s market, an indie rock show, and an immersive music/visual experience starring a famous...

Things To Do This Weekend (Nov 10-12): MEMORY! Film Festival, MYANM/Art, Reclaimed Teak Furniture

Things To Do This Weekend (Nov 10-12): MEMORY! Film Festival, MYANM/Art, Reclaimed Teak Furniture

We’ve got some pretty cool stuff happening in town this weekend, Yangon — art exhibitions, a film festival that’s screening a movie from 1934, and a pop-up teak...

Get Fit in Yangon: The top gyms and studios for yoga, interval training, powerlifting, and running

Get Fit in Yangon: The top gyms and studios for yoga, interval training, powerlifting, and running

Whether you love it or hate it, we all need to do some sort of exercise to stay fit. However, gone are the days when it had to be a boring circuit at the gym. These days, the city...

Burmese beauty brand The Skin District 9 makes natural, handmade skincare in Myanmar

Burmese beauty brand The Skin District 9 makes natural, handmade skincare in Myanmar

May Moe Moe Aung launched her skincare line The Skin District 9 back in 2016, after being inspired by the handmade product lines available at Lush. She loved the small batch,...


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