Arakanese people celebrate 12 months of Myanmar festivals according to the Burmese Calendar The majority of Arakanese are Buddhists consequently their festivals mainly consist of Buddhist celebrations. Among the many festivals, the most unique and famous festival in Mrauk U is the Shittaung pagoda festival. Read more......
Dawei Town is not only just a perfect destination full of beautiful mountains, beaches, islands, hotsprings, waterfalls, historical pagodas but also with unique and wonderful traditional cultures and festivals. You can also enjoy the natural beauty and traditional culture. By visiting the twenty-eight buddha statues Festival, you can see and learn that the people of Dawei are generous with charity and treasure the value of Dawei traditional cultures.
The Alm Bowl festival is a traditional event that takes place in Dawei each year. During the festival, local people enjoy special moments with Dawei traditional dances, music and culture. If you visit Dawei in October, you can experience this unique event for yourself.
The diverse culture of Myanmar is on full display during its seasonal festivals. The country has a number or celebrated ones, all with their own unique traditions and celebrations that happen throughout the year!
Myanmar people who are prosperous with diverse traditions and who are keen to have fun hold the respective festivals every month according to Myanmar Lunar Festival. So, 12 different festivals are mostly held on each full moon day with its own tradition and specification that some full moon days are even national holidays and some are not. Besides, some are held nationwide while some are held only in specific regions. Among those 12 festivals, Thazaungdine Fire Balloon festival which is held in 8th Myanmar lunar month called Thazaungmone is a famous and magnificent one.