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Taunggyi fire Balloon Festival

Dates: October 4 to 7, 2017
  
Hot-air balloon festival is held one week before the fullmoon day of Tazaungmone. This festival is very well-known as one of the most famous festivals in the country. During the festival, giant hot air balloons of various colors and shapes are s

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Full Moon of Thadingyut

By Noe Noe Aung
Festival of Lights in English is held on the full moon day of Myanmar Lunar month of Thadingyut, the seventh month of Myanmar calendar.Thadingyut is a custom festival which is held at the end of three-month-long Buddhist Lent. It is also a celebration to welcome The Buddha

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Yadana Gu Spirit Festival

This is a spirit, or nat, festival which honours the mother of the two spirit brothers for whom the most popular Taung Pyone spirit festival is held. She is the goddess of Mount Popa and her main shrine is on Mount Popa Crest, near Bagan. She too is a powerful spirit and protector of women.After the

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Naga New Year Festival

Dates: usually January 14 to 16
Location: Lahe or Layshi, Sagaing Division
Three days
The Naga national race comprises many different tribes with their own languages and culture. They meet once a year to sing, dance and feast, dressed in the fanciest of their costumes.


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