Myanmar Festivals

 

YEAR (2016)

Name of Festival Commenced date Completed date 

Ananda Temple (Bagan)

January 17, 2016 (Pyatho lapyi)  January 24, 2016. 
Kachin Manor Festival(Myikn) January 08, 2016  January 10, 2016. 
Naga New Year Festival  January 13,2016  January 15, 2016 . 
Mahamuni Glutonus Rice Compete (Mdy)  February 22, 2016 (Tabotwe-14)  February 23, 2016 (Lapyi) 
Chin New Year (Chin State Day) Mintat  Feb 20, 2016 (every year)   
Kogyikyaw Nat (Pakhan Village)  March 16, 2016 (Tabaung san 8)  March 22, 2016 (Lasaan14)
Mawtinsoan Pagoda (Irrawaddy Delta)  March 16, 2016 (Tabaung san 8)  March 23, 2016 (Lapyi) 
Bawgyo Pagoda (Thi paw)  March 21, 2016 (Tabaung san 13)  March 23, 2016 (Lapyi) 
Pindaya Cave Pagoda Festival  March 21, 2016 (Tabaung san 13)  March 23 2016 (Lapyi) 
Taungyi Katku Pagoda Festival March 22, 2016 (Tabaung san 14)  March 23, 2016 (Lapyi) 
Sandamuni Pagoda Festival (MraukU) March 25, 2016 (Tabaung soat 2,4) March 27, 2016.
Kayan Nation day (Loikaw)  April 10, 2016   
Thingyan Holidays (New)  April 12 2016  April 20, 2016.
Thingyan festival (Water Festival)  April 12, 2016  April 17, 2016. 
U Tint Tae Nat (Popa)  April 16, 2016  April 17, 2016. 
Kason nyaung-ye-thone  May 21, 2016   
Shitthaung Pagoda Festival (MraukU)  May 23, 2016 (Kasoan soat 2, 4)  May 25, 2016. 
The-ho-shin Pagoda Festival (Pakkuku)  June 18, 2016 (Nayon san 13)  June 20, 2016. 
Karan Let-chi-pwe (Phaan)  August  4, 2016 (Wakhaung san 1)   
Taungbyone Nat (Mandalay)  August 11, 2016 (Wagaung san 8) August 18, 2016. 
Yatanagu Nat (Amarapura)  August 26, 2016 (Wagaung soat 8)  September 1, 2016. 
Taungthaman (U Bein Bridge)  September 24, 2016 Taw Lasoat 8  October 1, 2016. (Taw Lakwe) 
Kuthotaw Pagoda (Mandalay)  October 9, 2016 (Thitinkyut san 8)  October 16, 2016 (Lapyi). 
Kyauktawgyi Pagoda (Mandalay)  October 9, 2016 (Thitinkyut san 8)  October 16, 2016 (Lapyi). 
Thitinkyut 1st Light Festival  October 15, 2016 (Titinkyut san 14)  October 17, 2016 (Lapyikaw 1). 
Elephant Dancing Festival (Kyauk-Sae)  October 15, 2016  October 16, 2016. 
Shwezeegon Pagoda (Bagan)  November 9, 2016 (Tasaung San 10)  November 22, 2016(Lapyikyaw 8) 
Hot-balloon competition (Taungyi)   November 12, 2016 November 14, 2016. 
Kaunghmutaw Pagoda Festival (Sagaine)   November 12, 2016 November 14, 2016. 
Mahamuni Pagoda (Mandalay)  November 13, 2016  November 14, 2016.
Tasaungmon 2nd Light Festival  November 13, 2016 November 15, 2016 (Tasaug kyaw1). 
Yellow Robe Weaving competition  November 13, 2016  November 14, 2016. 
Alotawpyi Temple (Bagan  December 13, 2015( Nataw Lasan 13)  December 22, 2016. (Lapyikyaw 8) 
Ananda Temple (Bagan)  January 7, 2017 (Pyatho Lasan10) January 31, 2017 (lasoke-10).
Karan new year  Pyar tho San 1   

 

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Nats Statues of Mt. Popa & Nat Pwe

 

2016 PHAUNGDAWOO PAGODA FESTIVAL
(18 DAYS PROCESSION)
Sr Date  From Depture To Remark (Stop Over night) 
1. 02.10.2016 Phaungdawoo Pagoda  04:00 Am  Opening Ceremony  ----- 
2. -------------  Phaungdawoo Pagoda  07:00 Am  Khaypawgone  Night Stop. 
3. 03.10.16 Khaypawgone 08:30 Am Inn Daing Lunch
4. ------------- Inn Daing 02:30 Pm Heyaywama Night Stop.
5. 04.10.16 Heyaywama ---------- Heyaywama Night Stop.
6. 05.10.16 Heyaywama 07:00 Am Ngaphechaung Night Stop.
7. 06.10.16 Ngaphechaung 07:00 Am KhaySar Night Stop.
8. 07.10.16 Khay Sar 07:00 Am Pwe Sar Koe Lunch
9. ----------- Pwe Sar Kone 01:00 Pm Lin Khin Night Stop.
10. 08.10.16* Lin Khin 07:00 Am Nyaungshwe Night Stop.
11. 09.10.16* Nyaungshwe ----------- Nyaungshwe Night Stop.
12. 10.10.16* Nyaungshwe ----------- Nyaungshwe Night Stop.
13. 11.10.16* Nyaungshwe 07:00 Am Namthe Lunch
14. ----------- Namthe 01:00 Pm Minethout Night Stop.
15. 12.10.16 Minethou 07:00 Am Thaleoo Night Stop.
16. 13.10.16 Thaleoo 07:00 Am Kelar Lunch
17. ---------- Kelar 02:30 Pm Zayatgyi Night Stop.
18. 14.10.16 Zayatgyi 07:00 Am Phayapauk Lunch
19. ---------- Phayapauk 02:30 Pm Nampan Night Stop.
20. 15.10.16 Nampan 07:00 Am Magyiyeik Lunch
21. ---------- Magyiyeik 02:00 Pm Khyimekhan Night Stop.
22. 16.10.16* Khyinekhan 07:00 Am Minephyo Night Stop.
23. 17.10.16 Minephyo 07:00 Am Naungtaw Night Stop.
24. 18.10.16 Naungtaw 07:00 Am Inpawkone Lunch
25. ----------- Inpawkone 02:30 Pm Yethar Night Stop.
26. 19.10.16* Yethar 08:00 Am Phaungdawoo Night Stop.

 

SPECIAL FEATURES

3*The best sight seeing day

08.10.2016  07:00 Am  Linkhin to Nyaungshwe

*Boat racing

08.10.2016 0:00 Am Nyaungshwe 

*The longest distance Procession

 6.10.2016 07:00 Am Khyinekhan to Minephyo

*The best Boat Racing

19.10.2016 0:00 Am  At Phaungdawoo Pagoda.