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Rice Harvest, Sports and Street Games
Kachin Manao Festival (Myintkyina, Kachin State)
Htamane Festival (nation wide)
Ananda Pagoda Festival (Bagan)
Shwe-set-taw Pagoda Festival (Minbu, Magway)
The Harvest Festival
Making Htamane Festival
Maw-tin-sone Pagoda Festival (Pathein, Ayarwaddy Division)
Indawgyi Pagoda Festival (Kachin State)
Pindaya Cave Pagoda Festival (Shan State)
Chinese New Year
Tabaung festival is marked by the building of sand stupas.
Shwedagon Pagoda Festival (Yangon)
Shwemawdaw Pagoda Festival (Bago)
Shinpyu Novitiation Ceremonies (nation wide)
The Myanmar New Year
True Spirit of the Water Festival
Thingyan (Water) Festival (nation wide)
Myanmar New Year's Day (nation wide)
Popa Nat or Spirits Festival (Mount Popa)
The Merry Month
Water is poured on the sacred tree, the Bodhi tree, the tree of enlightenment
Kason Fullmoon Day (Watering of the Sacred Bo Tree Festival) (nation wide)
Taung-yo Torchlight Procession Festival (Pindaya, Shan State)
A Month of Thunder, Lighting and Rain
Examiniations in the Golden Books
Nayone Festival of Tipitaka (nation wide)
Waso is the time when people do meritorious deeds and practies contemplation and self-denial. Some people go to monasteries for offering of alms food.
Waso Fullmoon Day or Dhammasetkya Day
Maha Dok festival : Casting lots for alms-bowls is a festival full of fun and promise.
Taungpyone Nats or Spirits Festival (Taungpyone, Mandalay)
This is a month of Boat Races festival, this festival displayed not only speed but also skill and grace of boatmen.
Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival
Thadingyut (Festival of Lights)
This month, young people pay respect to their older people by the act of Kadaw with small gifts like candles,fruits and cakes.
Thadingyut Festival of Lights (nation wide)
Kyaukse Elephant Dance Festival (Kyaukse, Mandalay Division)
Shwezigon Festival (Bagan)
Lights and Kahtein Offerings Festival
Kahtein :The Buddha are offering with robes which are woven within the space of night.
Tazaungdine Festival of Lights (nation wide)
Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock) Festival (Kyaikhto, Mon State)
Kahtein Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival (nation wide)
Ritual feasts in honour of nats, traditional family gods, are celebrated.
9000 Lighting of Candles (Koe Htat Gyi Pagoda, Yangon)
Kayin New Year Day
12 Months' Festivals
Colorful of Myanmar
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