Thingyan is within the scope of wikiproject myanmar (burma), a project to improve all myanmar related articles on wikipedia the wikiproject is also a part of the counteracting systemic bias group on wikipedia aiming to provide a wider and more detailed coverage on countries and areas of the. Everywhere i went, there was water people on the road were all soaked from head to toe they seemed to like the fact that they are wet but why would they want to get wet because it's thingyan thingyan is a traditional burmese celebration which is the water festival it is a celebration of the. Water festival (myanmar thingyan) (countrywide) time: 13-apr 16-apr (2013) thingyan is the burmese new year water festival and usually falls around mid-april i. Thingyan is pali and sanskrit language , the word does myanmarmeaning transitions therefore, the end of the old year to mark the new year thingyan festival was held. Thingyan is originated from the buddhist version of a hindu myth the king of brahmas called arsi, lost a wager to the by waiyanphyo.
Dawei city hosts one of myanmar's most vibrant celebrations of the traditional water festival visitors come from all over myanmar and thailand to celebrate. Impressions from myanmar water festival in mandalay in 2015 people in myanmar celebrate the water festival between 13 and 16 april to welcome the new year w. Thingyan is originated from the buddhist version of a hindu myth the king of brahmas called arsi, lost a wager to the king of devas, akra (thagya min) the festival lasts three or five days standing on bamboo stages erected along the streets, people splash water on passersby powerful water. The thingyan water festival in myanmar is the world's biggest water fight, a beautiful buddhist celebration, and an awesome insight into myanmar culture. Maha thingyan (water festival) observances holiday currently only shown for years 2000-2049. The thingyan festival is the celebration of the buddhist new year in myanmar (burma) this four day water fight is one of the funnest and exhausting experin.
Thingyan eve the eve of thingyan, the first day of the festival called a-kyo nei (in myanmar, ), is the start of a variety of religious activities. Public holidays myanmar (burma) 2018 by calender guy | january 10, 2018 0 comment list of public and national holidays in myanmar (burma) for the year 2018 independence day is on thursday maha thingyan (water festival) will start on friday, 13 april 2018 maha thingyan. April is an eventful month in myanmar if like me you are lucky enough to arrive in the country at the middle of the month, you will be the lucky witness of the unmissable thingyan or myanmar water festival celebrated at the end of dry season, thingyan marks the beginning of the buddhist new year. Thingyan water festival is the biggest and the most celebrated festival in myanmar (burma) the water festival celebrates the dawn of the myanmar new year. Thingyan is probably the most celebrated, most joyous event in the culture and custom of myanmar people from the poorest to the richest in myanmar, this is the greatest event for the year.
What is thingyan thingyan, or the myanmar water festival, takes place toward the end of the hot, dry season and ushers in the myanmar new year. Thingyan: a festival for all to enjoy thingyan time in most regions of myanmar is the time the mercury hits its seasonal peak, and a splash or a dose under the noonday sun is always welcome when water-throwers relent a bit around noon. Myanmar essential holidays and festivals the buddhist lunar calendar dictates myanmar's religious rhythms by michael aquino updated 05/17/17 share pin myanmar celebrates the festival of thingyan with plenty of water. Thingyan( water festival) is a great celebration during the dry and hot season of myanmar which takes over during april that also marks the beginning of buddhist new year celebration. Thingyan, the festival celebrating new year, also known as the water festival, is an event that is extremely important significance in buddhist culture.
Thingyan, the myanmar new year festival everyone, everywhere is splashing each other with water from hoses, buckets and anything else that'll hold water, screaming and shouting, all in good humored merriment.