Thingyan Festival

Thingyan festival is the Burmese New Year Water Festival and usually falls around mid-April (the Burmese month of Tagu). It is a Buddhist festival celebrated over a period of four to five days, culminating in the New Year. Formerly the dates of the Thingyan Festival were calculated according to the Burmese Calendar but they are now fixed to Gregorian calendar 13 to 16 April.

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