Jazz night at the Strand
Date: September 12 Place: The Strand Hotel
Take a midweek break and enjoy a nightof jazz music at the Sarkies Bar in the historic The Strand Hotel, the first hotel in Yangon. Relish the exquisite food and cocktails while local jass artists entertain you with their performances. Sarkies Bar at The Strand offers a wide selection of both alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages as well as an array of cocktails and a comprehensive wine list, allowing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing drink in this historical bar, which was created in honour of the Sarkies brothers, the original owners and founders of this iconic Yangon heritage building. The century-old Strand Hotel, overlooking the Yangon River, was host to famous people such as Rudyard Kipling and Orson Welles. Author John Murray in his 1911 ‘Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma and Ceylon’ declared The Strand as “the finest hostelry East of Suez,” a title it has enjoyed for more than 100 years.