Tagu is the first month of the Myanmar calendar. It falls in March and April on the Gregorian calendar. Myanmar new year festival is Thingyan Festival. It is held in the month of Tagu every year. That has been the tradition since Tagaung Period and it became prominent in Bagan Period.

Water is a symbol of coolness, clearness and cleansing of dirt and grime. The festival of Thingyan that is made most merry and enjoyable with pouring or throwing water on one another is taken as one that cleanses one and all of dirt and grime of the old year and cools and clears the minds of the people for the new year.

Merry-making at Thingyan festival is intermingled with noble and pure activities of doing meritorious religious deeds in accord with the teachings of Buddha Dhamma.

march, 2020

25febAll Day04marKo Gyi Kyaw Spirit FestivalIt is enjoyable to see the singing and dancing of the worshippers to Ko Gyi Kyaw

29febAll Day10marShwe Saryan Pagoda FestivalPagoda festival

01marAll Day08Zalun Pyi Taw Pyan Pagoda festivalPagoda festival

01marAll Day09Indawgyi Festival, HopinIndawgyi Lake festival

03marAll Day08Baw-Gyo FestivalPagoda festival in Hsipaw

04marAll Day15Pindaya Cave Pagoda FestivalPindaya Cave Festival

07marAll Day10Kakku Pagoda FestivalKakku Pagoda Festival in Taunggyi

08marAll DayNay Win Taung Pagoda FestivalPagoda festival

08marAll DayAlaungdaw Kathapa Pagoda FestivalFamous Pagoda Festival

13marAll Day23Maung Dong Nat FestivalMaung Dong Nat Festival in Monywa

17marAll Day23Ah-Lone Nat FestivalAh-Lone Nat Festival in Monywa

17marAll Day11aprShwe Maw Daw Pagoda FestivalPagoda festival in Bago

april, 2020

17marAll Day11aprShwe Maw Daw Pagoda FestivalPagoda festival in Bago

13aprAll Day17Thingyan Myanmar Water FestivalThingyan, Tagu, Myanmar Water Festival

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