Myanmar Festivals & Event Calendar

Myanmar Festivals & Event Calendar

Myanmar Festivals
Myanmar Monthly Traditional Festivals for -2015

No Festivals & Event Month Date (English & Myanmar) Location Duration
1 Moe Byae Pagoda Festival January

4/1/2015

Full moon day of Pyatho

Moe Byae Pagoda,

Shan State

3 days
2 Ananda Pagoda Festival  

4/1/2015

Full moon day of Pyatho

Ananda Pagoda,

Bagan

15 days
3 Nar Ga New Year Festival   

18-01-2015

14th Waning day of Pyatho

Kham-ti (Lay Shi)

Sagaing Region

3 days
4 Kyaik Khauk Festival  

20-01-2015

1st Waxing day of Tabodwe

Thanlyin,

Yangon Region

15 days
5 The Great Footprints season  

24-01-2015

5th waxing day of Tabodwe

Minbu, Magwe region 11 days
6 Mahamuni Ceremony February

2/2/2015

14th waxing day of Tabodwe

Mandalay Region  
7 Kayain Bonfire Ceremony  

3/2/2015

Fullmoon day of Tabodwe

Pyay, Shwe San Daw Pagoda,

Bago Division

One day
8 Shwedagone Pagoda Festival  

11/2/2015

8th waning day of Tabodwe

Yangon 8 days
9 Maw Din Pagoda Festival  

18-02-2015

1st Waxing day of Taboung

Cape Negrais,

Pathein, Ayeyarwady Region

15 days
10 Ko Gyi Kyaw Nat Ceremony  

20-02-2015

3th waxing day of Tabaung

Pakhan,

Ye Za Gyo Magwe Region

8 days
11 Chin New Year Festival  

23-02-2015

6th Waxing day of Tabaung

Mindut ,

Chin State

 
12 Inn Daw Gyi Festival  

25-02-2015

8th waxing day of Tabaung

Moe Nyin, Kachin State

8 days
13 Pyi Taw Byan Pagoda Festival  

26-02-2015

9th waxing day of Tabaung

Zalun, Ayeyarwady Region 8 days
14 Baw Gyo Pagoda Festival  

27-02-2015

10th waxing day of Tabaung

Thi Baw,Shan State 5 days
15 Pindaya Cave Festival  

28-02-2015

11th Waxing day of Tabaung

Pindaya, Shan State 5 days
16

(a)Lashio Shan Khait Festival

(b)Hindu Religious Festival

February & March   Lashio, Shan State  
17 The Spectacled image festival March

 4-03-2015

Fullmoon day of Tabaung

Shwe Taung , Pyay 3 days
18 Boe Boe Gyi Ceremony  

13-03-2015

9th Waning day of Tabaung

Ahlon, Monywa 5 days
19 Shwe Maw Daw festival   

27-03-2015

8th waxing day of Tagu

Bago 13 days
20 Hindu Religious festival March & April  

Kyauk Tan, Pelikhat village

Throughout the Country

 
21 Thingyan , Water Festival  April

13 to 16-04-2015

10th waning day of Tagu 

  4 days
22 Myanmar New Year day  

17-04-2015

14th waning day of Tagu

Throughout the Country One day
23     Popa ceremony  

20-04-2015

3rd waxing day of Kasone

Mt.Popa,

Mandalay Region

Ayeyarwady Region

 
24 U Shin Gyi Nat Pwe  

24-04-2015

7th waxing day of Kasone

  3 days
25 Shit Thaung Pagoda Festival  May

2/5/2015

Fullmoon day of Kasone

Mrauk Oo,

Rakhine state

8 days
26

Kyauk Ta lone

festival

 

2/5/2015

Fullmoon day of Kasone

Mudon, Mawlyaing  
27 Water Pouring at the sacred Bo Tree  

2/5/2015

Fullmoon day of Kasone

Throughout the Country One day
28 Pa-O Fire work festival  

2/5/2015

Fullmoon day of Kasone

Taung Gyi & elsewhere  One month
29

Flower Picking Ceremony

Waso Festival

July

31-07-2015

1st Waning day of Waso

Throughout

the Country

One day
30 Shwe Kyun Pin Nat Pwe August

17-08-2015

3rd waxing day of Wagaung

Mingun,

Mandalay Region

 
31     Taung Byone ceremony  

24-08-2015

10th waxing day of wagaung

Taung Byone,

Mandalay Region

6 days
32  Yadanagu ceremony September

8/9/2015

10th waning day of Wagaung

Amarapura,

Mandalay

5 days
33 Shwezigone Pagoda festival  

24-09-2014

1st waxing day of Thindingyut

Nyaung Oo, Bagan,
Mandalay Region
15 days
34 Inle festival  

24-09-2014

1st Waxing day of Thidingyut

 Inle, Shan State 18 days
35 Boat Racing    

Mandalay and

Throughout the country

 
36 Tooth Relice Processing  

8/9/2014

Fullmoon day of Tawthalin

Paungde Tsp, 3 days
37   Boe Min Gaung Festival  

10/9/2014

2nd waning day of Tawthalin

Boe Min Gaung

Shrine Mt.Popa

 
38 Mya Tha Lun Festival October

18-10-2014

10th waning day of Thindingyut

Magwe Region 6 days
39      Thidingyut Festival  

7/10/2014

14th waxing day of Thindingyut

Throughout

the Country

3 days
40 Elephant Festival  

7/10/2014

14th waxing day of Thindingyut

Kyauk-se,

Mandalay Region

2 days
41  Tawatainthar festival  

8/10/2014

Fullmoon day of Thindingyut

Pathein,

Ayeyarwady Region

 
42 Kyaik-Hti-Yo Festival  

8/10/2014

Fullmoon day of Thindingyut

Kyaikhto, Mon State  
43  Thanakha-dabbing Event  

8/10/2014

Fullmoon day of Thindingyut

Saw, Magwe Region One day
44 Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda Celebration  

7/10/2014

14th waxing day of Thindingyut

Mandalay 2 days
45 Light-float Festival     

9/10/2014

1st waning day of Thindingyut

Shwekyin,

Bago Region

One day
46 Kahtain festival Oct & Nov   Throughout the Country  
47  Kyaik Kha Mi Pagoda Festival Oct & Nov  

Mawlamyaing,

Mon State

 
48 Ballons-flying November

1/11/2014

10th waxing day of Tazaunmon

Taunggyi,
Capital of Shan State
7 days
  Festival        
49 Robe-weaving Contest  

5/11/2014

14th waxing day of Tazaunmon

Shwedagon, Botataung,
Kyaikkasan and elsewhere
One day
50  Candle Light Event  

6/11/2014

Fullmoonday of Tazaunmon

Koehtatgyi pagoda, Yangon Region and elsewhere 3 days
51 Fire Stick Festival     

6/11/2014

Fullmoonday of Tazaunmon

Kalaw, Shan State One day
52 Hindu Sacred Bathing  

6/11/2014

Fullmoonday of Tazaunmon

Pyay, Bago Region One day
53 Kaung-hmu-daw Pagoda Festival    

6/11/2014

Fullmoonday of Tazaunmon

Sagaing, Sagaing 6 days
54 Christmas Day December

25-12-2014

5th waxing day of Pyatho

Nation Wide One day
55      Kayin New Year festival  

21-12-2014

1st waxing day of Pyatho

Kayin state One day
56 Kachin Manao Festival  

26-12-2014

6th waxing day of Pyatho

Myitkyina,

Kachin State

 
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