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Some Festivals in Myanmar for 2018


Update septembre 2017

 

Name of Festival

Location

Starting Date

Finishing Date

Ananda Pagoda Festival

Ananda Pagoda,Bagan

01.01.2018

16.01.2018

Independence day

 

04.01.2018

 

Stumadu Festival

Shwe-mawdaw Pagoda,Pathein

11.01.2018

 

Naga New Year Festival

La Hal, La Chi , Sagaing Region

15.01.2018

19.01.2018

Lourdes Procession

St.John Church,Bo Swan Pat st

17.01.2018

18.01.2018

Shwesattaw Pagoda Festival

Minbu, Magwe

21.01.2018

17.04.2018

Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Festival

Thanlyin,Yangon

24.01.2018

01.02.2018

The Great Footprints Season

Minbu, Magwe

21.01.2018

21.04.2018

Kyaik-Khauk Pagoda Festival

Thanlyin,Yangon

24.01.2018

02.02.2018

Feast of the Shan Harvest Day

Pankan, Si-sai, Southern Shan State

29.01.2018

 

Mahamuni Ceremonies

Mandalay

30.01.2018

 

Kayin Bonfire Ceremony

Kyon-Doe,Hpan-an

30.01.2018

 

Shan State Day

Kentung,Taunggyi,Lashio,Shan State

30.01.2018

01.02.2018

Mahamuni Pagoda Festival

Mandalay

30.01.2018

31.01.2018

Kayin Traditional Bonfire Ceremony

Kyon-Doe,Hpan-an

31.01.2018

 

Bonfire Ceremony

Pyay

11.02.2018

 

Moe-Bye Festival

Moebye,Southern Shan State

11.02.2018

 

Union Day

-

12.02.2018

 

Chinese New Year Festival

Throughout the Country

15.02.2018

16.02.2018

Maw-din Swan Festival

Pagoda Point, Pathein

15.02.2018

01.03.2018

Lady Pon-ma Kyi Day

Many sites Upcontry

16.02.2018

17.02.2018

Ko Kyi Kyaw Ceremony

Pakhan,Yezagyo

17.02.2018

….

Inn-daw-gyi Pagoda Festival

Moe-Nyin, Kachin State

22.02.2018

 

Water Lady Event

Zee-daw,Yinmarbin,Sagaing

22.02.2018

23.02.2018

Zalon Pyaytawpyan Pagoda Festival

Zalon,Ayeyarwaddy Region

23.02.2018

 

Pyidaw-byan Festival

Zalun,Hinthada

23.02.2018

03.03.2018

Kakku pagoda festival

Kek-ku,Sesai,Shan State

23.02.2018

03.03.2018

Tiger Man Dance

Myeik

23.02.2018

27.02.2018

Baw-gyo Festival

Thibaw, Shan State

24.02.2018

28.02.2018

Pindaya Cave Festival

Pindaya, Shan State

24.02.2018

28.02.2018

Pin Pagoda Festival

TaungDaun,Natmauk

24.02.2018

07.03.2018

Home-coming Ceremony

Taungpyone,Mandalay

25.02.2018

 

Nam-Pan Ceremony

Inlay Lake, Shan State

26.02.2018

02.03.2018

Split Rock Pagoda Festival(Taung Kwel Pagoda)

Loikaw, Kaya State

26.02.2018

03.03.2018

Relie Mountain Festival

Kyauksei,Mandalay

28.02.2018

01.03.2018

Tabaung Festival

Throughout the Country

01.03.2018

 

Pa-O National Day

Kentung,Taunggyi,Lashio,Shan State

01.03.2018

 

Peasant' Day

Throughout the Country

02.03.2018

 

Shwesayan Pagoda Festival

Pathein-gyi, Mandalay

02.03.2018

09.03.2018

Boe-boe-gyi Ceremony

Ahlone, Monywa

21.03.2018

25.03.2018

Shwe-maw-daw Festival

Bago

24.03.2018

31.03.2018

Armed Forces Day

Naypyidaw

27.03.2018

 

Thannaka-grinding Event

Sittwe,Rakhine State

05.04.2018

 

Image-bathing Event

Sittwe,Rakhine State

06.04.2018

 

Sand Stupa Festival

Twante,Yangon

09.04.2018

 

Animal-freeing Ceremony

Kaba Aye Hillock and elsewhere

09.04.2018

 

Freefood Festival

Chaungzon,Monstate

09.04.2018

 

Gu-ni Ceremony

Magwe

09.04.2018

13.04.2018

Water Festival

Throughout the Country

13.04.2018

16.04.2018

Myanmar New Year's Day

Throughout the Country

17.04.2018

 

Popa Ceremony

Poppa

17.04.2018

 

Kasone Pouring Water Festival

elsewhere

29.04.2018

 

Taung Yoe Fire Festival

Pindaya, Shan State

29.04.2019

 

Shite-thaung Festival

Mrauk-U Rakhine

29.04.2018

 

Danu Ceremony

Ta-mae,Pindaya,Shan State

29.04.2018

 

May-Day

elsewhere

01.05.2018

 

U Shin Gyi Ceremony

Bogalay, Ayarwaddy

06.05.2018

08.05.2018

Shwe-Kyet-Yet Event

Ahmayapuya,Mdl

09.05.2018

 

Mahathwanthara

Insein,Bogone,Yangon

10.05.2018

11.05.2018

Sand-stupa Festival

Mandalay

10.05.2018

 

Shwe Guni Pagoda Ceremony

Kyaut-kar, Monywa

15.05.2018

18.05.2018

Buddist Recitations

Throughout the Country

22.05.2018

29.05.2018

Thi-Ho-Shin Pagoda Festival

Pakukku,Sagaing

22.05.2018

…..

Wicker Ball Ceremony

Mahamuni precinet Mandalay

30.05.2018

30.06.2018

Pan-aing Pagoda Tobacco Fair

Pan-aing, Mahlaing

01.06.2018

16.06.2018

Waso Day

Throughout the Country

27.06.2018

 

Rakhine Spiritual Cliff Event

Sittwe, Rakhine State

05.07.2018

 

Martyr's Day

Throughout the Country

19.07.2018

 

Saldawlay Phoungdaw Oo Pagoda Festival and Spirit Festival

Mandalay

21.07.2018

23.07.2018

Thread-tying Ceremony

Pha-an,Kayin State

24.07.2018

 

Shwe-Kyun-bin Ceremony

Mingun, Mandalay

24.07.2018

26.07.2018

Shinbin-Sagyo Ceremony

Sale,Magwe

27.07.2018

 

Fish Feeding Festival

Pwint Byu, Minbu

27.07.2018

24.10.2018

Flower-Picking Ceremony

Pathein-gyi, Mandalay

27.07.2018

 

Dammasakyar Day

Throughout the Country

27.07.2018

 

Pottery Hiding Day

Myauk-Pyin,Mandalay

31.07.2018

 

Gold Pot Burying Day

Ye, Mon State

07.08.2018

 

Shwe Kyun Pin Spirit Ceremony

Mingun, Mandalay Region

12.08.2018

 

Taung-byone Ceremony

Taung-byone

21.08.2018

26.08.2018

Rice-donation Ceremony

Padamya Pagoda,Sagaing

04.09.2018

05.09.2018

Yadanar Gu Spirit Ceremony

Amarapura, Mandalay Region

05.09.2018

 

Oil Donating Ceremony

Phar-aut,Mawlamyine

13.09.2018

 

Sutaung-Byi Ceremony

Monywa,Sagaing,Divison

15.09.2018

 

Myo-Daun Zedi Festival

Shwebo

15.09.2018

 

Tooth Relie Procession

Paungde

24.09.2018

……

Sand Stupa Festival

Kyaikhami, Set-sei, Mon

25.09.2018

 

Bo Min Khaung Memorial

Kyauk Pa Daung, Popa.

26.09.2018

……

Pyetkhayway Pagoda Ceremony

Kumae, Kyaukse

03.10.2018

05.10.2018

Floating Alms-bowl Ceremony

Da-we

04.10.2018

 

Shwe Zi Gon Festival

Nyaung U, Bagan, Mandalay

10.10.2018

24.10.2018

Phaung Daw Oo festival

Inlay Lake, Shan State

10.10.2018

24.10.2018

Chinese Floats Ceremony

Sin-O-dan, Yangon

10.10.2018

 

Performing Arts Competitions

Naypyidaw

13.10.2018

27.10.2018

Mya-Tha-Ion Festival

Magwe

19.10.2018

…….

Dummy Elephant  Festival

Kyaukse,Mandalay

23.10.2018

24.10.2018

Kyauk-taw-gyi Festival

Mandalay

23.10.2018

 

Thidingyut Lightning Festival

Throughout the Country

23.10.2018

25.10.2018

Buddhas Procession

Pyinma, Mandalay

23.10.2018

25.10.2018

Pa-o Ceremony Of The Tree Of Plenty

Taunggyi-Shan State

23.10.2018

27.10.2018

Za-yat-gyi Event

Za-yat-gyi,taungu

24.10.2018

 

Kyaik-hti-yo Season

Kyaikhto, Mon State

24.10.2018

Tawa-dain-tha Ceremony

Pathein

24.10.2018

 

Thanakha-dabbing Event

Saw,Magwe

24.10.2018

 

Shaking Pagoda Festiavl

Kyauk-pa - daung

24.10.2018

26.10.2018

Lightfloat Festival

Shwekyin, Bago

25.10.2018

 

Ramavane Festival

Pya-Pon

25.10.2018

02.09.2018

Sutaung-Byi Ceremony

Monywa,Sagaing

25.10.2018

07.11.2018

Shin-bo-mae Ceremony

Mandalay

27.10.2018

 

Penddant Socks Festival

Chouk

28.10.2018

30.10.2018

Dipawali

Pansodan(Bo Aung Kyaw temples)

07.11.2018

 

Tazaung Daing Festival

Throughout the Country

21.11.2018

22.11.2018

Robe-Weaving Contest

Shwedagon,Botataung,Kyaikkasan

21.11.2018

 

Hot Air Ballooning festival

Taunggyi

17.11.2018

22.11.2018

Than-bodde ceremony

Monywa

20.11.2018

22.11.2018

Myo-nam Ceremony

Loikaw, Kaya State

20.11.2018

22.11.2018

Robe-Weaving Contest

Shwedagon,Botataung,Kyaikkasan

21.11.2018

 

Kut-theinna-yon Festival

Pathein

21.11.2018

23.11.2018

Fire Stick Festival

Kalaw,Shan State

22.11.2018

 

Hindu Sacered Birthing

Pyay,Pegu Division

22.11.2018

 

Kaung hmu daw festival

Sagaing

22.11.2018

27.11.2018

National Day

Thoughout the country

02.12.2018

 

Ni-gyaw-da Festival

Pathein

08.12.2018

 

War-going Ceremony

Taungpyone,Mandalay

08.12.2018

 

Writer's Day

Thoughout the country

08.12.2018

 

The Spectacleed Image Fest

Shwedaung,Pyay

08.12.2018

15.12.2018

Shan New Year Festival

Kentung,Taunggyi,Lashio,Shan State

08.12.2018

 

Sandaw-Shin Festival

 West Pha-yon-ga island

17.12.2018

22.12.2018

Zeygalay Ceremony

Kyee-Myin-daing,Yangon

22.12.2018

24.12.2018

Christmas

 

 25.12.2018

 

Kayin New Year

Pa-an and Arlain Ngarsint in Yangon

25.12.2018

 

Tripitaka Examinations

Kaba-aye hillock,Yangon

26.12.2018

 




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