What’s On in Yangon! – Myanmar Times

Date:    June 20 (7:30pm to 10pm) 

Venue:    La Planteur Restaurant and Bar, 80 University Avenue

The monsoon has well and truly arrived, and what better way to accompany the sounds of rain and thunder than to mix-in a little jazz. Take shelter at La Planteur and enjoy Bamboo Trio’s jazz performance. The rainy season blues will be blown away by the jazzy melodies.

There will be tapas with duck rillettes, cheese, stuffed mussels and homemade ham, and much, much more. Buy 5 tapas and you’ll receive 1 free tapas of your choice.

There will be wine – an exceptional selection of 32 wines priced from US$5 per glass from La Planteur’s Enomatic machine. To be eligible for your wine, you must follow these 2 easy steps:

Step 1 – Get yourself an Enomatic card and charge the amount you wish. 

If you charge US$30 on your card, La Planteur will give you an extra US$10.

Step 2 – Enjoy free access to the wine machine, as you can use this card at any time at Le Planteur.

If getting a glass of wine does not float your boat then you can get a bottle of wine from $39. You can also share it with your friends, as you enjoy the grooves (and the rain outside).  

Reserve your table in advance by calling 01 514 230 or [email protected]

Pullman Yangon presents themed dinner buffets

Date:    Varies (Check Pullman’s Facebook page for updates)

Venue:    Pullman Yangon Centrepoint

“Merchant”, “curry”, “chilli”, and “dinner buffet” – what do these words have in common? It’s Pullman Yangon Centrepoint Hotel. The five-star hotel, located just opposite to the Maha Bandula Park, is having new theme buffet dinner, from 6pm to 10pm, at its “The Merchant Yangon Restaurant”. What’s exciting is the dishes will be cooked live in front of the guests.

There are currently three dinner buffet themes planned until the end of June.

The first one is the “Curry Dinner Buffet” which will be happening every Tuesday and cost US$19.90 per pax. Curry lovers will be able to taste freshly cooked dishes prepared by five-star chefs.

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The second is “Chilli Dinner Buffet”. Happening every Thursday, this dinner promises to spice your mouth with Asian and Western food. Chilli fans can indulge their desire also for US$ 19.90 per pax.

For those of you not wanting a specific theme, the Merchant got what you want. “The Merchant Dinner Buffet” will be cooking live every Monday, Wednesday, Friday to Sunday, for just US$38 per person. This international buffet dinner will feature fresh and mouth-watering meat and fish dishes.

For updates regarding the dates please check Pullman Yangon’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pullmanyangon/

Japan Toy Museum returns 

Date:    June 29-30 (10am to 4pm)  

Venue:    Yangon Gallery, People’s Park compound 

Put down your mobile phones and take a break from the MOBA games or the first-person shooters – it’s rewind time. Hosted by Bridge Asia, an NGO from Japan, the 2nd Japan Toy Museum will be held at Yangon Gallery again for two days on June 29 and 30.

There will be more than 200 high-quality wooden toys from over 20 countries. The playthings in the event are made with children’s safety in mind, are user-friendly, eco-friendly, of good quality and affordable. The museum also ensures that the toys can assist in children’s mental and physical development. Free entrance.

Networking Event

Date:    Thursday June 27 (6:30pm to 8:30pm)

Venue:    Wine Link @ Marina Residence, No. 8 Kabar Aye Pagoda Road

The American Chamber of Commerce Myanmar (AMCHAM Myanmar) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham Myanmar) will be hosting a June Joint Chambers Networking Event on June 27 at the Wine Link Restaurant and Bar.

The entrance fee will be K 26,000 per AMCHAM or AustCham member, while it will be K32,000 for non-members.

With the fee, you’ll get to indulge in a variety of delectable canapes, and a free flow of wine and beer for 2 hours.

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Register now via email to [email protected] or [email protected].//end

Phandeeyar presents; Growing Through Failures’

Date: Thursday 20 June, 6pm-8pm

Venue: Phandeeyar, Riverview Condo, 10th Floor, Merchant Road

“Only those who dare to fail greatly, can ever achieve greatly,” said Robert F Kennedy. We’ve all heard it before – in order to succeed you have to experience failure first. Are these just the motivational words of self-proclaimed “social influencers”? Well, you can find out the answer on June 20 at Phandeeyar.

Four lady CEOs and one gentleman from the Accelerator Alumni startups will share their real-life experiences in business, and show how they transformed failures into success.

The CEOs are Ma Honey Mya Win from Chate Sat, Myanmar’s freelancer platform; Ma ShweYaminOo from Recylgo, an environmentally-friendly recycling service; Ma Zar Phyu Tint Lwin from Kone Si, a logistics business; and Ma PwintPwint San from Hydro Plants, an agri-tech company.

Mark this Thursday down on your calendar and learn from the seniors on what you can do to turn failure into success, and make it in today’s everchanging business world.

Register at http://bit.ly/cohort4Info2 

Indian Food Week Presents “The World Food Market” at Novotel Yangon Max

Date: Wednesday, 19 and 26 June (6pm to 10:30pm)

Venue: Novotel Yangon Max

The sky is dark these days and the rain keeps messing with your laundry cycles. May we offer a suggestion to “heat up” your mood, if not your fashion sense? Head over to Novotel Yangon Max and feast on some hot and aromatic Indian dishes.

Chef Dhananjai, from Pullman New Delhi Aerocity and Novotel New Delhi Aerocity, is an expert on North Indian cuisine and he will be firing up the kitchen at Novotel Yangon Max this Wednesday (and the following Wednesday) for the Indian Food Week. What will I get to eat you ask? Well, make sure to head to Novotel Yangon Max on June 19 to see what surprises are in store.

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For just US$29 a head, you’ll not only be able to enjoy authentic Indian dishes, but you’ll also get a free flow of soft drinks and chilled juices (sorry beer lovers, you’ll have to pay).

Don’t wait until the last minute and call 09-444088881 now to make a reservation.

Enterprise Demo Day at Yangon City Hall

Date:    June 20 (2:30pm to 6pm) 

Venue:    Yangon City Hall

Are you intrigued to see what products and services some of Myanmar’s leading entrepreneurs are creating? Please mark down June 20 on your calendar – or task manager app – ASAP.

10 Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) will pitch their business ideas with a 7-minute presentation at the Demo Day. The event is organised by Yangon-based business accelerator One to Watch Myanmar and supported by ADB Ventures, DaNa Facility and UK Aid.

The SGBs will target their presentations at an international audience of angel investors, venture capitalists and private equity fund managers. The emerging entrepreneurs represent various sectors in Myanmar, including agriculture, health-tech, ed-tech and clean energy.

The 10 entrepreneurs are ConceptX, Fairy Land, Future Glory, Klenic, Mickey’s Real Wood Upcycled Furniture, MyanCare, Pro Niti Travel , Shan Maw Myae, Techno-Hill, and The Croft.

Myanmar and international netizens will be familiar with many of these names already, such as Pro Niti Travel – TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Award-winner for the past four years. Likewise, MyanCare is a telemedicine service used by thousands of people to book appointments with doctors via its mobile app.  ConceptX also has a massive subscription base, providing its online learning platform to students studying Myanmar Grade-11 courses.

You can register for the Enterprise Demo Day for free on the Facebook page, by clicking the “Find Tickets” link:  www.facebook.com/events/687245568397575/

For any inquiries please mail to [email protected] or call +959 785 254 325 or +959 95254 0668.



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