Category: Culture & Custom

Culture and custom of Myanmar people

News: Start of Taung Pyone spirit festival

Tens of thousands are gathering in Taung Pyone (Taung Byone) near Mandalay to celebrate the annual nat pwe (festival for spirits). The week-long festival starts this week with as many as 100,000 believers gathering to celebrate in the grand festival…

Myanmar Thingyan

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. Every body, poor, rich, uneducated, educated, young…

Karen Bamboo Dance

The above is the Karen (Kayin) bamboo dance. It is quite similar to Chin bamboo dance. Dancers dance quick steps among the striking bamboos. This need high level of practice, skills and timing. One wrong move and your foot will…

Another Chin traditional Bamboo dance

Here is another video of Chin traditional Bamboo dance. The dance style is a little bit different form another Chin bamboo dance. This one was also took in  Hakha in 2007. The dancers are the high school students from the…