Festivals In Myanmar

Myanmar is a veritable land with full of colorful festivals and special events: mostly cultural and religious, all are always pleasurable. Most festivals are celebrated nation-wide all over the country. As Myanmar traditionally goes by 12 month lunar calendar, the dates of the festivals and culture events are determined by the lunar year. Once you come and experience our festivals, you won’t forget that moment forever

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Ananda Pagoda Festival
Naga New Year Festival
Sagaing Region
Kachin Manaw Festival
Myitkyina, Kachin State
Mann Shwe Settaw Pagoda Festival
Magwe Region, Central Myanmar
Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Festival
Thanlyin, near Yangon
Htamane (Glutinous Rice Festival)
Throughout the country
Maha Muni Pagoda Festival
Shwe Nattaung Pagoda Festival
Shwe Taung Township, Bago Region
Ko Gyi Kyaw Spirit Festival
Pakhan, Yayzagyo Township
Inn Daw Gyi Shwe Myitzu Pagoda Festival
Kachin State – Northern Part of Myanmar
Bawgyo Pagoda Festival
Thibaw Township, Southern Shan State
Zalun Pyi-Taw-Pyan Buddha Image Festival
Zalun, Ayeyawady Region
Pindaya Shwe Oo Min Festival
Pindaya, Southern Shan State
Kakku Pagoda Festival
Kakku Ancient Pagoda Complex, near Taunggyi, Southern Shan State
Shwedagon Pagoda Festival
Maw Tin Zun Pagoda Festival
Ngaputaw Township, Southwest Coast of Myanmar
Alaungdaw Khathapa Pagoda Festival
Alaungdaw Kathapa National Park, Sagaing Region
Panguni Utram (Full Moon of Panguni Month in Tamil People)
Sri Angata Eswari Munieswar Swamy Temple, Pelikha Village, Kyauk Tan Township, Yangon Region
Thingyan Water Festival and Myanmar New Year
Throughout the country
Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda Festival
Ritual of Pouring Water on the Bodhi Tree
Pagodas throughout the country
Pakokku Thiho Shin Pagoda Festival
Pakokku, Central Myanmar
Waso Full Moon Festival
Throughout the country
Waso Chin-Lone (Cane Ball) Festival
Maha Muni Pagoda Compound, Mandalay
Waso Full Moon Festival
Throughout the country
Waso Chin-Lone (Cane Ball) Festival
Maha Muni Pagoda Compound, Mandalay
Manuha Pagoda Festival
Myinkaba village, Bagan, Mandalay Region
Hpaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival
Inle Lake, Southern Shan State
Festival of Lights
Throughout the country
Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda Festival
Dancing Elephants Festival
Kyaukse, about 40km southeast of Mandalay
Shwe Kyin Light Festival
Shwe Kyin Creek, Shwe Kyin Township, Bago Region
Tazaungmone Full Moon Festival
Throughout the country
Hot Air Balloon Festival
Taunggyi, Southern Shan State
All Night Robe Weaving Contests
Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, and other pagodas throughout the country
Kahtein Thingan Weaving Festival Throughout the country (Yellow Robe)
Throughout the country
Shwezigon Pagoda Festival
Nyaung U, near Bagan, Mandalay Region
Kaunghmudaw Pagoda Festival
Pho-Win-Taung Festival
Monywa, Sagaing Region
Shwesandaw (Pyay) Pagoda Festival
Pyay, Bago Region
Popa Guardian Spirits Festival
Mount Popa, near Bagan
Kyaik-Hti-Yo 'Golden Rock' Pagoda Festival (Nine Thousand Lamps)
Kyaik-Hti-Yo Pagoda, Mon State
Shwe Myet Hman Pagoda Festival
Shwetaung, Bago Region
Kayin New Year Festival
Kayin State
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