january, 2020

25janAll Day09febMahamuni Pagoda FestivalPagoda festival

Event Details

The festival of Mahamuni Pagoda usually last 2 days. It is held on the full moon day of Thabodwe of Burmese calendar. As Mahamuni is one of the most famous pagoda in Myanmar,thousands of Buddhists go there to pay homage.

February is the coldest month in Myanmar and at the Maha Muni Pagoda Festival, devotees light bonfires and cook huge pans of sticky rice with ginger, coconut and sesame to offer to monks. In other parts of the country, this sticky rice is cooked as a celebration of the harvest and distributed within communities. In the evening, you can observe several kinds of entertainment such as Zat, Anyeint and popular movies in the open air. In the daytime, there are many stalls selling various kinds of Myanmar snack and other Myanmar products.

Time

January 25 (Saturday) - February 9 (Sunday)

Location

Mahamuni Pagoda

Mandalay,Myanmar

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