Culture & Custom

Culture and custom of Myanmar people

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What is the proper way to address to a young lady in Myanmar?

Myanmar is a very conservative and traditionalist country. Ok, I know the younger generation is different and more open to modern ideas, but the majority of the country is still quite conservative. The majority of people, even among the urban young generation are still conservative about tradition and custom compared to youths of neighboring countries. …

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Mandalay entertainment – Mandalay Marionette (Puppet) Theatre

One of the best well known Myanmar traditional theatre performances in Myanmar is the Mandalay Marionette Theatre (also known as Mandalay Puppet Theatre). First founded by two ladies in 1986, the troupe started their performance by performing for the tourists coming to Myanmar. The two founders were Ma Ma Naing, daughter of U Thein Naing, …

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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 and old all participate and enjoy in this once a year event. For every Burmese, …

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