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Festivals around Myanmar

There is a saying that Myanmar celebrates a festival every month. Fortunately our guests there are, even more, spread across the whole country throughout the year. This affords visitors a wonderful opportunity to gain firsthand insight into the living culture of Myanmar. You can calculate the exact dates of the festivals according to the Myanmar lunar calendar. Please check with us for details. Festivals around Myanmar are like country fairs, while nat (spirit) ceremonies are accompanied by plenty of music, dancing, and eating.

Myanmar’s National Day

The origins of Myanmar’s National Day goes back to the independence struggle against the British in colonial times, with reformers keen to see a National Day that would mark the peoples’ own self-interests – rather than those of a foreign power.

Explore Myanmar's Holidays and Festivals

Myanmar's Holidays and Festivals. The Myanmar calendar subscribes to both the solar and lunar months, thus requiring an intercalary 30-day 13th month every second or third year. Therefore, the full moon days may change from one month to another in the usual calendar. The exact dates of some of the holidays as well as the festivals are calculated according to the Myanmar lunar calendar, so the below details can change from year to year.

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