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Myanmar Festivals

Naga Festival

Naga New Year Festival

  • Usually January 14th to 16th
  • Either Lathe or Layshi, Sagaing Region
  • 3 days
kachin manaw festival

Kachin Manaw Festival (Kachin New Year Festival)

  • Usually around first week of January
  • Myitkyina, Kachin State
  • 1 day
Anada pagoda festival

Ananda Pagoda Festival

  • Full Moon of Pyatho to 15th Waning of Pyatho
  • Bagan
  • 15 days
Sticky Rice festival(Htamaenae festival)

Htamane (Glutinous Rice Festival)

  • Full Moon Day of Tabodwe
  • Throughout the country
  • 1 day
Kyaik kauk pagoda

Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Festival

  • 8th Waxing to Full Moon Day of Tabodwe
  • Thanlyin, near Yangon
  • 8 days
Maha Muni pagoda festival

Maha Muni Pagoda Festival (Mandalay)

  • 14th Waxing and Full Moon Day of Tabodwe
  • Mandalay
  • 2 days
mawtawkakku pagoda festival

Kakku Pagoda Festival

  • Begins on 14th Waxing of Tabaung
  • Kekku Ancient Pagoda Comple
  • 3 days
shwe oo umin pagoda festival

Pindaya Shwe Oo Min Festival

  • 11th Waxing to Full Moon Day of Tabaung
  • Pindaya, Southern Shan State
  • 5 days
Shwedagon Pagoda festival

Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

  • Full Moon Day of Tabaung
  • Yangon
  • Approximately one week preceding the full moon day
Shwemawdaw Pagoda festival

Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda Festival

  • 8th Waxing to 5th Wanning of Tagu
  • Bago
  • 13 days
Thingyan (Water festival)

Thingyan Water Festival (Myanmar New Year Festival)

  • Usually 13th April to 17th April (New Year’s Day)
  • Throughout the country
  • 5 days of throwing water and the last, New Year’s Day
Mt.Popa Festival

Mount Popa Festival

  • 3rd Waxing day of Kason
  • Popa, near Began
  • 1 day
Shite Taung Pagoda festival

Shite-Taung pagoda festival

  • Full Moon Day of Kason
  • Mrauk U, Rakhine State
  • 8 days
Kason festival

Kason Full moon day

  • Full Moon Day of Kason
  • Pagodas throughout the country
  • 1 day
shwe kyet yet pagoda

Shwe Kyet Yet Event

  • 14th Waxing day of Kason
  • Mandalay
  • 1 day
Pakokku Thihoshin pagoda festival

Pakokku Thiho Shin Pagoda Festival

  • 8th Waxing of Nayon
  • Pakokku, Central Myanmar
  • 15 days
Waso festival

Waso Full Moon Festival

  • Full Moon Day of Waso
  • All over the country
  • in July
taunt pyone nat festival

Taung Pyone Nat Festival

  • 8th Wxing to Full Monn Day of Wagaung Location
  • Taung Pyone Village, near Mandalay
  • 8 days
yadanar gu nat festival

Yadana Gu Nat Festival

  • 1st to 8th Waning of Wagaung
  • Amarapura, Mandalay Region
  • 8 days
Kyauk sye elephant dancing festival

Dancing Elephants Festival

  • One day before the Full Moon Day of Thadingyut and the Full Moon Day
  • Kyaukse, Southeast of Mandalay
  • 2 days
kyauk taw gyi pagoda

Kyauk-Taw-Gyi Festival

  • 14th Waxing Day of Thadingyut
  • Mandalay
  • 4 days
lighting festival

The Thadingyut (Festival of Lights)

  • 14th Waxing Day of Thadingyut
  • All over the country
  • 3 days
phaung daw oo pagoda festival

Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival

  • 1st Waxing to 3rd Waning Day of Thadingyut
  • Inle Lake, Southern Shan State
  • 18 days
ballon festival in Taunggyi

Hot Air Balloon Festival

  • Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
  • Taunggyi, Shan State
  • 3 days
tazaungmone festival

Tazaungmon Full Moon Festival

  • Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone
  • All over the country
  • 1 day

Koe Dad Gyi Pagoda Festival

  • Full Moon night of Tazaungmon
  • Yangon
  • 1 days
kaungmhudaw pagoda

Kaung Hmu Daw Pagoda Festival

  • Full Moon day of Tazaungmon
  • Sagaing
  • 6 days
Kyaik Htii Yoo (Golden Rock) pagoda festival

Kyaik Hti Yo (Golden rock) Pagoda Festival

  • Evening of December 31st
  • Kyaik Hti Yo (Golden Rock) Pagoda, Mon State
  • 1 evening
Santa claus

Christmas Day

  • 25th December
  • All over the country
  • 1 day
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