Myanmar Festival Calendar 2019

Below you will find a list of the biggest local and nationwide festivals in Myanmar in 2019; note that this is not a full list of all festivals, as there are too many around the country to include all of them here. For more background, go to festivals, music and entertainment.

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National Day

Date:
21 November 2019
Location:

Nationwide

Description:

This public holiday marks the anniversary of the first student uprising against the British in 1920, which ultimately led to independence in 1948.

Mount Popa Nat Festival

Date:
11 December 2019
Location:
Description:

Famed for its story of nats (Burmese spirits), the festival at the Popa Taungkalat monastery sees pilgrims gather from the surrounding plains to enjoy local entertainment and a procession of colourful nats.

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