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They are include in the Tiveto-Burman group that came to the central  part of the country.
They live mainly on the central plains and 80% of  the population is agricultural.  The body structure is the same as the Mon, Rakhine, Danu, Taungyo and Innthar.
In olden days the men dress in long-length longyis and have topknots in their heads. The women wear traditional style htameins and jackets.  The men wear headbands and the women have shawls in their shoulders.  They assimilated the Indian culture and established their own style of culture based on the Pyu and Mon cultures.
There are huge developments in all kinds of arts.  Bamar performing arts is composed of 3 different aspects: Anyeint (light dance troupe), Zat (classical dance troupe) and puppets.  Rural villages have their own brand of dances and music.
There are festivals the whole year round.  Thingyan,Kason Full Moon, Thadingyut and Taboung Full Moon Festivals are most notable.  Myanmar Language is the lingua fraca for the whole country.  In olden days senior citizens used to play the Myanmar version of cards and chess.  If there is a village, there will surely be a pagoda and a monastery nearby.  Previously, roving storyteller would relate the tales from the Jatakas and famous plays at the villages to the huge delight of the villagers.  At most festivals the custom is to offer food to everybody, regardless of sex, religion or social status calledsatuditha (free food for all comers from four corners of the globe)
There are also many other traditional customs and beliefs.  Bamars are monogamous.
This photo is a grandmother enjoy a game with her young grandaughter
 
A bamar young girl
A Bamar midens posed for family photos in their best dresses.
 
Bamar women bring food for the monks as an act of merit.
NATIONAL ETHNIC
Kachin
Kayah
Kayin
Chin
Mon
Bamar
Rakhine
Shan
KACHIN
Azi
Rawangs
Taron
Lisu
Lisu(Northern)
Khatku
Maru
Lashi
Kholon Lishaw
KAYIN
Pa O
Padaung
CHIN
Naga
Khami
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Eng
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Wa
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LOLO SUB GROUP
Lahu
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