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Myanmar Burma Tour

Living in one of the Nature’s most favored lands, the Myanmar are lively and enjoyable people. With agriculture as their main occupation they make an easy livelihood as their natural environment. Inhabiting in various parts of their country, which is endowed with natural assets of forests, streams, lakes, mountains, hills, and sea coast, Myanmar lifestyles are amphibious in character which is reflected in their cultural activities. Every month of the Myanmar lunar calendar has its own season, its own flower, its own zodiacal sign, its own constellation and its own seasonal festivals.

Dates & Calendar of Festivals – 2015

Month Date Festival
April 13 April – 16 April Thingyan (aka. Water Festival) – Myanmar New Year Festival
17 April – 21 April FYI: New Year Holiday
20 April Mont Popa Festival
May 02 May Vesak or the full moon of Kason is celebrated by watering the Bodhi tree.
(Festival for Buddha’s birthday, his enlightenment & entering to Nirvana)
02 May Lighting Festival, Taung Yo Ethnic, Pindaya city
02 May Shit Thaung Pagoda Festival, Mrauk-U
25 May Thi Ho Shin Pagoda Festival, Pakkoku
25 May – 01 June Religious Examination for Monks
June
July 19 July Myanmar Martyr’s Day
31 July Buddhist saying prays festival, Dhamasatkyar
August 22 August – 23 August Festival of Lawkananda Pagoda, Bagan
23 August – 30 August Festival of “Shin Na Pa”, TaungByone, Mandalay
29 August – 30 August Festival of MyaZaydi Pagoda, Bagan
September 09 September Festival of Taung Byone Spirits, YadanaGu, Amarapura
27 September – 28 September Festival of traditional paper toy race, Manuha, Bagan
30 September Festival of Saint “Bo Min Khaung” at Poppa
October 14 October – 28 October Festival of Shwe Sigone Pagoda or Trade Fair, Nyaung-U
14 October – 31 October Festival of Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda at Inle Lake
Boat Race on 20 October and 31 October
23 October Festival of “Mya Tha Lon” Pagoda, Magwe
27 October Festival of “Kyaut Taw Gyi” Pagoda, Mandalay
27 October – 28 October Thadingyut Lighting Festival (Full Moon Day)
Festival or Elephant Dance, Kyaut Sal
November 20 November – 26 November Balloon Festival at Taunggyi.
23 November – 26 November Pho Win Taung Pagoda Festival, Monywa
25 November Festival of Weaving Race, Yangon
26 November Festival of “Kyaut Taw Gyi” Pagoda, Mandalay
27 October – 28 October Thazaungmone Lighting Festival (Full Moon Day)
Si Mi KoDaung (aka. Candle Light Festival) at Koe Dat Kyi Pagoda, Yangon
December 06 December National Day
23 December – 29 December Festival of A Lo Taw Pyae Pagoda, Bagan
25 December Christmas
31 December New Year Eve

 

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