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Public holidays in Myanmar
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Public holidays in Myanmar
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Festivals and national holidays - Myanmar Frangipani
Burma is the land of feasts with pagodas, ethnical feasts and other rituals every year. January 10, 2016 and December 29, 2016 - Kayin New Year's Eve, which takes place twice in a 2016 year. The Kayin folks usually keep their New Year on the first growing days of Pyatho in accordance with their own tradional calender.
Mostly in Kayin villages of Yangon and other places where Kayins are dominant, it is celebrated with festivals and rituals with show. For all Kachin citizens, the most common and traditionally celebrated, full of meaning and substance. In Myitkyina it is usually celebrated for a whole weekend with ceremony and show.
One of Myanmar's most important ethnical groups, they live in the high mountains in the most basic mountain form. Hkamti, Leshi, Lahe and Nanyung are the venues for the most interesting New Year's celebrations, entitled "KAING BI" in North American. They are presented alternately by different South African subclans. Nürburgring will take place on January 12th and 16th in Leshi or Lahe in the Sagaing Division.
It is the most beloved and congested of the Myanmar pagodas. Local folk and towns come in stylish ox cart trucks that take on a large navy and then spend 9 waking days camping in Pyatho until full-monday. Wa, Lisu, Lahu New Year takes place in January in Kyaing Tong.
Being an agrarian land, productivity is somehow important and accordingly the Thanksgiving celebration takes place, and so the Htamane celebration is celebrated nationwide on the evening before the full Monday of Tabodwe. Htamane contests (ingredients) take place in monasteries, pagodas or even in front of the buildings.
Tabodwe is also called the less known campfire feast, but a beautiful custom, inquisitive enough, is presented in the Buddha picture, the pit or even for the heat of Ven Abbey in a cloister. It is still mainly cultivated in Oberburma.
This is a well-known feast of the Shan, one of the eight large ethnical groups in Myanmar. Accordingly, the dance and dance competitions will take place on February 9 in Taunggyi in southern Shan State and in Lashio in northern Shan State. As the Shan tribe, the Chinese celebrate their national holidays on 20 February in Mindat in southern Chin State and Haka in northern Chin State at the same time as appearances, dance and song by various nationalities.
Ayeyarwady Division's Maw-Tin-Zun in Pathein, Southern Shan State's Pindaya in Southern Shan State and Shwemyintzu Pagode on Inn-Daw-Gyi Sea in Kachin State are also kept for about a whole weekend from the ninth to the full Monday of Tabaung, where the last one is favorable for Kachin, Kadu and Kanan nationalities.
This takes place every year on the full Monday of Tabaung on the relevant area of the Taunggyi pagodas in Kyauktalone, where devout Pa-O from all surrounding towns deliberately pay tribute to the area. There' s a widely known celebration in Tagu as Thingyan or Water Throwing but actually The Happy New Year of Myanmar.
This celebration, which is usually 5 or 4 nights, is usually held according to the Lunar Calendar System and everyone is entitled to poured some of the waters onto another. An odd fact is that locals and Mon State residents only irrigate together on the first of the New Year, while the remainder of the land has already stopped pouring like this.
Thingyan is also considered the funniest and funniest month party of the year. Taking place on the fourth of Tagu in Patheingyi Township Mandalay, it recalls the legend of the tragedy of Lady Shwe U, in which she was assaulted and murdered by a mythic animal that was accepted by the younger Shwe Pyinn for rejecting his suggest.
This is the way it is kept to remember U Min Kyaw, who is most often spoken as Ko Gyi Kyaw, who was born in the twelfth year. Duration of the ritual is about 5 working nights, in Tabaung. Kason's full lunar date according to the lunar calender.
Buddhists, men and females, go in parade to the holiness of the Bo tree in the whole area. Usually it takes place in Mrauk-U in the state of Rakhine and takes 8 growingdays from the 8th to the fullmoonday of Kason. She is always attended by festivities and competitions at the base of each of the pagodas.
In Pakokku it will celebrate in the Magwe Division from the eighth to the tenth waking days of Nayon. As one of the most venerated Buddha pictures in Myanmar, one could enjoy a range of stands, toyshops, consumer stores, puppeteering and drama, etc.... as a traditional Myanmar celebration of pagodas.
The event takes place in the "Golden Cave" in Pindaya in southern Shan State and takes about two whole-week until the full-monday of Kason. The Taung-Yoe folk come in a large torch-lit parade to worship the many pictures and the early part of the game.
This is the extraordinary period in which the Tipitaka test is taking place nationwide under the patronage of the Venezuelan authorities and faith-based organizations, which are then resuming with greater vigour and the tribute to the eminent guardians of the Tipitaka surpasses all other festivities in the state. The Buddhist Lenten period, which lasted three months from the full lunar days of Waso to Thadingyut, began on the full lunar of Waso.
Finally, the Sangha' s withdrawal from the rainy season is a pure religion, but the lay faithful also take part and make the event a celebration by making merits such as giving nourishment, robes, lodging and medicines (the four props of a bhikkhu sangha returning to the rain).
In the meantime, young men and teens walk around collecting the seasonal flower they offer to the pagean. A further important characteristic of Waso Full-Monday is that the choral repetition of the Dhammacakkrapavattana Sutta by the choral groups to remember the significant occurrences in Buddha's lives, such as (a) Mother Yasodara, (b) great renunciations and (c) above all the liberation of the above-mentioned Sutta, the very first sermon.
Usually it is hold on the grounds of the Mahamuni Temple in Mandalay for about 40 nights and ends on the full Monday of Waso. Canneball (Chinlone in Myanmar pronunciation) is centuries-old ancient tradtional play of Myanmar and singular for aliens. to take part in this free balls competition. This is a four-day celebration that will take place from the first to the fourth waking of Wagaung in the state of Rakhine.
It' a funny ritual that usually takes place on the eighth of Wagaung's growing days until 3 month later on the banks of the Mone Canal in Pwint-phyu in Minbu. Throughout the Buddhist Lenten, a large number of giant catfish, so-called pilger fish, have been able to be eaten, which, according to most locals, is the only period during which these fish appear.
It' an interesting celebration of our Kayin Volk brother and every year instead of all over Pha-an, the capitol of the state of Kayin starting on the eighth declining date of Wagaung to two wards before. Kayin clan members from all over the world gather at the designated place and at last start singing, dancing and praying strings of cement, similar to those of charms or charms, to fight off bad luck and mischief.
Usually, the ceremonies last 5 whole nights from the 3. to the 7. year. Of the Nat festivals and retreats in Myanmar, it is the most popular of its kind, attracting even the interest and interest of foreigners, then it usually takes five full working nights from the eighth to the fifteenth century.
The visit of a Nat public on the first and second days, the visit of a Nat public on the second and third days, the presentation of the roasted bunny on the fourth and last days and the chopping of stone on the fifth and last days are accordingly performed together with the assembly of sacred dance. It' a three-day celebration taking place in the Yay city of Mon State.
The Buddhists take gold-painted charity shells and offerings to the near convent for inscription to the resident convent friars during the ceremonial. It' also known as the Mother of Taungbyone and takes place in Amarapura, about 7 mi from Mandalay for five days:
The visit of a Nat public on the first Sunday, a kingly swim on the second Sunday, the accession to the throne on the third Sunday, the mourning of the Mahagiri girl on the fourth Sunday and the pruning of the stone dome on the fifth Sunday are solemnly completed. One of the advantages of this event is that you can make room for a rowboat-ride.
It' a local event that takes place in Paungde for 3 nights. Most of the time the dental reliquary is closed at a secure point, placed on an elephant's back and solemnly carried through the city on full Monday - thiningyut accompanied by colorful clothes, grandeur and ceremonies. The feast takes place on the full lunar feast of the month of Thadingyut to celebrate the end of Buddhist fast.
Throughout the three day of the event, every home and every single edifice in the country's streets, cities and towns is decorated with bright candles. A pagoda is full of deserving men, so it is not only a period of happiness, but also of gratitude and reverence to all.
This coincides with the Fourteenth Growing and Full Monday of Thadingyut in Kyaukse, a city about 26 leagues due to be found just outside Mandalay. During the feast, elephants are taken through the city on open sedans and presented to the sanctuary of Shwe-Tha-Lyaung, a large lying Buddha on the hills.
So it is kept on the Inlay Lake of South Shan State and usually takes about 20 working nights, from the first to the third waking morning of Thadingyut. In the course of the festivities, 4 out of 5 Buddha pictures will be placed on a wonderfully adorned regal boat and moved from town to town by dinghi.
Famous oarboat competitions are also on display throughout the year. This takes place in the relevant Nyaung U for about a whole weekend and ends on the full Monday of Thadingyut. Celebrating in the Sutaungpyae pagodas in Monywa of the Sagaing Division, where over a thousand friars are given sacrificial shells.
Situated at the base of Mandalay Hill for 4 nights, this is a pagodas event with many attractions such as openair festivals, shows, circus, Myanmar theatre show, etc. It' going to be in Dawei for a full working afternoon in the Tanintharry Division. Almose dish stuffed with plenty of vegetable meal is swum down the early mornings on the riverbank, similar to Botataung ceremonies in Yangon.
It takes place on the full Monday of Tazaungmone in the lunar calendar of Myanmar. The Kahtina robe and other props are presented to the Holy Order at the Kahtein Celebration. A noteworthy point of this mathothingan or punctually weaved garments are presented to the pictures of Buddha through the web contest during the evening before the full-monday.
This is the fame of Shan State and one of the most beloved events in Myanmar that took place in Taunggyi, the Shan State city. There are many different types and styles of balloons presented to the great competition and the fireworks display is also in the form of belle illustrations and competition taking place outdoors.
24 November, National Holiday - which falls on the tenth Wanning Sunday of Tazaungmone. This takes place in the temples in the archaeological region of Bagan, where 9 different fruit and flower are devoted to the Buddha picture of the shrine, along with other gifts such as candlelight, running fountains, charity, incense and so on.
The event takes place on the Sanchaung Township of Yangon podium, where a full 5000 candles or olive oils are ceremoniously presented to the Buddha-painting. It' celebrating for a whole days on the Golden Rock in Kyaikhto Township of Mon State. At some point in time, Kayin people's troupes in their colourful folk attire amuse the couch potatoes and the public with their enchanting dances and presentations.
Festivities and festivities are organised throughout the entire state. We wish you a beautiful journey through Myanmar, the Golden Land!