LGBTIQ+ WEEK MYANMAR

6 to 12 June 2022

Following May 17 rainbow flags raising in Yangon, and to mark the international Pride month in June, several diplomatic missions and cultural centers across Yangon are partnering to host a LGBTIQ+ Week Myanmar, a series of events to promote LGBTIQ+ rights.
 
Workshops, movie screenings, experience sharing, lectures, kids’ activities about tolerance and solidarity, a fundraising concert, and more.
Come and join us for the week, check out the program below, and the detailed program with registration options will be available next week!
 
MONDAY JUNE 6
 
From 3pm to 5pm – British Council
“Queer Monologue” performance (upon invitation only)
 
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TUESDAY JUNE 7
 
7pm – Ô’Thentic Crêperie & Wine Bar
Drag Queen show
https://fb.me/e/1qyCQqJEn
 
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WEDNESDAY JUNE 8
 
6pm – French institute in Myanmar
Screening of “Carmen y Lola” from the Embassy of Spain, followed by a discussion about the movie
https://fb.me/e/3iyDLYSMl
 
7pm – Ô’Thentic Crêperie & Wine Bar
Screening of “Moonlight”
https://fb.me/e/3eymDsAHm
 
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THURSDAY JUNE 9
 
French institute in Myanmar
Screening of “Call me by your name” (upon invitation only)
 
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FRIDAY JUNE 10
 
6pm – Goethe-Institut Myanmar / An event by the Embassy of Switzerland
Screening of “La Parade – Notre histoire”
https://fb.me/e/3fYpwux4l
 
From 3pm to 11pm – Heaven on Earth bar
“Bionic Diva” party
https://www.facebook.com/hoeyangon
 
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SATURDAY JUNE 11
 
10am – French institute in Myanmar
Kid’s morning – makeup artist and activities around tolerance and solidarity in partnership with the French international school of Yangon
https://fb.me/e/3cVuly9Sx
 
2pm – French institute in Myanmar
Introduction to health prevention workshop with World Health Organization
https://fb.me/e/5gsm2dlG0
 
3pm – French institute in Myanmar
Luu-Thar Say-Kyi-Tite – Everyone is an open book
https://fb.me/e/3kj1a6r3d
 
4pm – French institute in Myanmar
Advanced health prevention workshop with World Health Organization (upon invitation only)
 
5.30pm – French Institute in Myanmar
Screening of “Les Crevettes Pailletées”
https://fb.me/e/38QoRSmHA
 
7.30pm – French institute in Myanmar
Drag queen night and live makeup
https://fb.me/e/2qSqkFj49
 
From 3pm to 11pm – Heaven on Earth bar
“Pose” party
https://www.facebook.com/hoeyangon
 
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SUNDAY JUNE 12
 
10am – French institute in Myanmar
Workshop: Respect, value and promote diversity & acceptance
 
11am – French institute in Myanmar
Screening of “Three Strangers” and Q&A with its director
https://fb.me/e/1T21t0fr2
 
1pm – French institute in Myanmar
Screening of “A perfectly normal family” by the Embassy of Denmark
https://fb.me/e/1GfZSvEQ0
 
From 2pm to 5pm – French institute in Myanmar
“Define identity” workshop with Zun Ei Phyu (registration mandatory)
https://fb.me/e/3qW8TX87M
 
3pm – French institute in Myanmar
Local LGBTIQ+ short movies screenings
https://fb.me/e/3656e3IJ7
 
6pm – French institute in Myanmar
Fundraising night with “The Reasonabilists” live music
https://fb.me/e/1s6SQNhyr
 
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OUR PARTNERS
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INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS
Delegation of the European Union to Myanmar; Netherlands Embassy in Yangon; Embassy of Spain in Yangon; Embassy of Foreign Affairs of Denmark; American Center Yangon; the Embassy of the United States of America; German Embassy Yangon; the Goethe-Institut Myanmar; the British Council; the British Embassy in Myanmar; French Embassy in Myanmar; Swiss Embassy in Myanmar; Embassy of Canada in Myanmar; French International School of Yangon – Joseph Kessel
 
FESTIVAL PARTNERS
World Health Organization (WHO); Ô’Thentic Crêperie & Wine Bar; United Nations Population Fund; The Yangon Photo Festival; DKT; Café Le Jardin; Heaven on Earth; Medical Action Myanmar; Population Services International (Lan Pya Kyel Association); Myanmar Youth Stars; Aye Nyein Metta Association.