Festivals in Myanmar

Festivals in Myanmar

Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival (Mon State)

Streams of pilgrims climb the sacred mountain in Mon State to venerate the famous Golden Rock Pagoda at this auspicious time.

Festivals in Myanmar

Phaung Daw U Festival (Inle Lake)

This flamboyant festival on Inle Lake lasts for two weeks and features a re-created royal barge with a gigantic karaweik bird mounted on its prow.

Festivals in Myanmar

Matho Thingan (Yangon)

Monks are offered newly woven yellow robes in this nationwide festival.

Festivals in Myanmar

Kayin New Year Festival

Colourful traditional dress is donned by Kayin (Karen) people to mark their New Year.