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Yangon Festival - Events
Yangon Festivals and Events Guide - TravelPuppy.com
Yangon celebrates festivals year round and they in some way provide the only means of entertainment apart from movies and a few other forms. Most of the festivals take place in the Pagodas or related with them and their great romantic legends.
January - Naga New Year Festival
- Htamane Festival (nation wide)
February - Chinese New Year
- Chin Festival
- Seagypsy Festival
March - Shwedagon Pagoda Festival (Yangon)
- Shinpyu Novitiation Ceremonies (nation wide)
April - Thingyan (Water) Festival (nation wide)
- Myanmar New Year's Day (nation wide)
May - Kason Fullmoon Day (Watering of the Sacred Bo
  Tree Festival) (nation wide)
June - Nayone Festival of Tipitaka (nation wide)
July - Waso Fullmoon Day or Dhammasetkya Day
  (nation wide)
September /
October
- Performing Arts Competition (Yangon)
October - Thadingyut Festival of Lights (nation wide)
November - Tazaungdine Festival of Lights (nation wide)
- Kahtein Thingan (Yellow Robe) Weaving Festival
  (nation wide)
December - 9000 Lighting of Candles (Koe Htat Gyi Pagoda,
  Yangon)
- Kayin New Year Day
- Christmas Day