january, 2021

26janAll Day27Kachin Manaw FestivalNew year celebration of Kachin people

Event Details

The most popular festival of Kachin ethnic of Myanmar also a new year celebration of Kachin people. Events include like dancing around traditional poles, wearing colourful traditional costumes.

The Manaw festival held in January is the largest and most important annual celebration in Kachin State when people celebrate the new year. People wear their best traditional dress at this time and dance collectively around the tall Manaw poles. The men wear woven shoulder bags and a silver sword in a sheath and women decorate their predominantly red dresses with silver all across the torso. The festival is held in Myitkyina on January.

source: Magical Myanmar

Time

january 26 (Tuesday) - 27 (Wednesday)

Location

Myitkyina

Kachin State, Myanmar

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