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Thingyan Water Festival 2019 [Myanmar]

April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am April 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Thingyan Water Festival is a three-day celebration prior to the Burmese New Year. celebrated in Myanmar. People of different ages, mostly young ones splash and pour water over one another. The elders, on the other hand, go into the monastery to meditate.

Thingyan Water Festival 2019
Thingyan Water Festival | Photo by Go-Myanmar under creative commons

Aside from the usual throwing of water, some citizens go to their villages to visit their families and spend the rest of the festival there.

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