This is time of the year when Thingyan days come close, those wishing to travel from Yangon to other parts of the country face a common issue. That is what they could not easily buy long-haul bus tickets. This year, they are facing the same.
A majority of workers in Yangon are from other reg
ethic people in Yangon held their first ever traditional Thingyan event at
Hmyawsinkyun, Kandawgyi Park in the city last Saturday.
Among the attendants at the event were Shan people not only in the Pinni coloured outfit but in many different coloured cloth
days running up to the Thingyan festival, people are talking more and more
about what Thingyan events will be taking place – especially in Yangon and
Mandalay. The walking Thingyan event is one of the talking points among the
people for this year’s Thingyan festival.