January

  • Ananda Pagoda Festival
    Ananda Pagoda Festival
    Ananda Pagoda is probably the finest largest and best preserved of all the Bagan temples. Ananda Temple suffered considerable damage in the earthquakes in history. The Ananda, built by Kyansittha in 1090, is on a larger scale than the Pahtothamya and the Apeyadana and is significantly different in form. The temple is said to represent the endless wisdom of the Buddha.
  • Kachin Manaw Festival
    Kachin Manaw Festival
    It is one of the most popular festivals in Myanmar. Everybody in town joins the spiritual dance lined up behind one another. Manaw festival is held in Myitkyina and Putao in Kachine State.
  • Independence Day
    Independence Day
    Celebrating the end of colonial rule in Burma, this major public holiday on 4 January is marked by nationwide fairs, including a long-long one at Kandawgyi Lake in Yangon.
  • Naga New Year Festival
    Naga New Year Festival
    It’s a festival of 64 clans of Naga tribe. The Naga festival is social, but it is also to exchange previous year experiences, to make plans for the coming year and to discuss how to overcome difficulties.