Festivals

 

January 

Kachin Manao Festival (Myitkyina, Kachin State)

Naga New Year Festival

 

February

Htamane Festival

Shwesettaw Pagoda Festival – Minbu. Magway

Mahamuni Pagoda Festival – Mandalay

Salon (Sea Gipsy) Festival (Lanpi island, Tanintharyi Division)

 

March

Pindaya Cave Pagoda Festival – Shan State-Shopping with Bullock Cart

Kakku Pagoda Festival – Shan State

Shwedagon Pagoda Festival – Yangon

Tabaung Festival of Nat Spirit – Bagan

Maw-tin-sun Pagoda Festival – Pathein, Ayeyarwaddy Division

Indawgyi Pagoda Festival – Kachin State

Shinpyu Novitiation Ceremonies (All around Myanmar)

 

April

Thingyan Water Festival – All Myanmar

Myanmar New Year Day

Shwemawdaw Pagoda Festival – Bago

 

May

Kason Fullmoon Festival (or) Watering of the sacred Bo Tree Festival Taung-yo Torchlight Procession Festival (Pindaya, Shan State)

Shit Thaung Pogada festival (Mrauk Oo, Rakhine State)

 

June

Nayone Festival of Tipitaka

 

July

Waso Festival of Dhammasetkya Day

 

August

Taungpyone Nats (or) Spirits Festival – Taungpyone, Mandalay Lawkanandar Pagoda Festival – Bagan

Myazaydi Pagoda Festival

Tuyintaung Pagoda Festival

 

September

Tantkyitaung Pagoda Festival – Bagan

Yadana Cave Nats Worship Festival

Manuha Pagoda Festival – Bagan

 

October

Thadingyut Festival – All Myanmar

Shwekyin Light Floating Festival – Shwekyin

Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda Festival – Inle

Kyaukse Elephant Dance Festival – Kyaukse, Mandalay

Kyaukdaw Gyi Pagoda Festival- Mandalay

Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival (Golden Rock)-Kyaikhto, Mon State

 

November

Tazaungdine Festival of Lights

Overnight Yellow Robe Weaving contact ceremony-Famous Pagoda in Yangon

Shwezigon Pagoda Festival – Bagan

Hot Air Balloons & Fireworks Festival – Taunggyi, Shan State

Kahtein (Robe Offering Ceremony) – the whole month of Tazaungmon

9,000 Lighting of Candles – Koe Htat Gyi, Yangon

 

December

Ananda Pagoda Festival – Bagan

Alotawpyi Pagoda Festival – Bagan

Popa Nat (or) Spirti Festival (Mount popa)