Festivals In Myanmar

Festivals In Myanmar

January

  • Htaname Fastival
  • Ananda Pagoda Festival (Bagan)
  • Shwesettaw Pagoda Festival (Minbu, Magway)
  • Mahamuni Pagoda Festival (Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay)
  • Shwe Oo Min Pagoda Festival (Pindaya, Shan State)
  • Kachin Manaw Festival (Myitkyina, Kachin State)
  • Naga New Year Festival (Chin State)

February

  • Maw Tin Soon Pagoda Festival (Pathein Ayeyarwaddy Division)
  • Indawgyi Pagoda Festival (Kachin State)
  • Pindaya Cave Pagoda Festival (Shan State)
  • Chinese New Year

March

  • Shwedagon Pagoda Festival (Yangon)
  • Shwemawdaw Pagoda Festival (Bago)
  • Shinpyu (Novitiation Ceremonies)

April

  • Thingyan Festival (Water Festival)
  • Myanmar New Year Day
  • Popa Nat or Spirit’s Festival (Mount Popa)

June

  • Nayone Festival of Tipitaka

July

  • Waso Fullmoon Day or Dhammasetkya Day

August

  • Taungpyone Nats or Sprirts’ Festival (Taungpyone, Mandalay)

October

  • Phaung Daw U Pagoda Festival (Inle Lake, Shan State)
  • Performing Arts Competition (Yangon)
  • Thadingyut Festival of Lights
  • Kyaukse Elephants Dance Festival ( Kyaukse, Mandalay)
  • Shwe zigon Pagoda Festival (Bagan)

November

  • Tazaungdine Festival of Lights
  • Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock) Festival (Kyaik Hto, Mon State)
  • Hot Air Balloon & Fireworks Festival (Taunggyi, Shan State)
  • Kahtein Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival

December

  • 9000 Lighting of Candles (Koe Htat Gyi Pagoda, Yangon)
  • Kayin New Year Day
  • Christmas
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