It is the 10th Myanmar month in the middle of the cool season (December-January).

In ancient times, it was the month for the equestrian festival held for virtually the whole month, as it involved competitions in horsemanship, bowmanship, lancing and sword fighting, shooting and martial arts.

It was in effect an occasion to select heroes.

It was found to have begun in 674 ME under the reign of Pinya Thihathu but researchers in Bodaw Paya’s reign held that it began in the reign of King Nyaungyan in Inn-wa Period.

 

december, 2018

15decAll Day22Spectacled Image FestivalPogoda festival

15decAll Day22Robe Weaving Contact (ShweTaung)Robe Weaving Contact in Pyay

january, 2019

04janAll Day11Kachin Manaw FestivalNew year celebration of Kachin people

12janAll Day16Naga New YearNaga New Year Festival

15janAll Day20Ananda Pagoda FestivalPagoda festival

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