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China Town

China Town

The Chinatown of Yangon lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the centre of downtown Yangon. Every afternoon, hawkers with garlic fried chili crabs, steamed dim sum and straw baskets full of strawberries set up their shop around the Guanyin temple, bracing themselves for the onrush of evening strollers.The foods that can be found on the streets of Chinatown are the strongest statement of a unique Chinese identity in Myanmar’s largest and most ethnically mixed city.
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Examination in recitation of Buddhist Scriptures

Examination in recitation of Buddhist Scriptures

The religious (Buddhist) examinations are usually held during the month of Na Yone (June). Since the time of the Myanmar Kings, the religious examinations for the novices and monks were held in the court yard annually including written test and viva voice. Nowadays the religious examinations were held for and wide all over the country.
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Hnin Si Gone Home for Aged

Hnin Si Gone Home for Aged

Hnin Si Gone Home for Aged is located on Kabar Aye Pagoda Road in Bahan Township, Yangon. Built in 1955 (the original one was set up by Daw Oo Zun in Yangon), this place is meant for the elderly people who have no family support and lack financial resources to take care of themselves. So far 240 elders, the highest number in the country are given accommodation here.
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Kahtain Ceremony (Yangon and throughout the country)

Kahtain Ceremony (Yangon and throughout the country)

Special robes and other offerings for monks who had kept the lent for three months, from the Full Moon of Wazo (July) to the first Wanning Moon of Thadingyut (October), were offered in the Kahtain Ceremony. Kahtain Ceremony could be held during the time of one month ending on the Full Moon Day of Tazaungmon. Kahtain ceremony could be held individually, collectively and organizationally.
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Myanmar Traditional High Jump Game (Throughout Myanmar)

Myanmar Traditional High Jump Game (Throughout Myanmar)

High jump game is one of the Myanmar traditional sports. It has been played by Myanmar children (es-pecially girls) since many years ago. It still can be seen throughout the country, mostly in rural areas.
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Nat Festival (Spirit-Festival)

Nat Festival (Spirit-Festival)

It's celebrated throughout Myanmar.Nat Festival illuminates the still active cult of the thirty seven nats in Myanmar. Nats are powerful spirits, hard to placate and easily upset, that can be bestowed both good fortune and bad luck on their followers. The cult has numerous devotees, shrines and annual festivals of particular nats.
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Sand Pagoda Festival (Throughout the country)

Sand Pagoda Festival (Throughout the country)

One of the traditional festivals of the month Tabaung (March) is the festival of the pagoda or stupa on the broad sand banks along the river of the locality. It falls on the full moon day of the month, Tabaung. During the Pagoda festival, there are shopping malls where the visitors from adjacent villages buy and sell. The free shows of Theatrical troupes, dancing troupe and marionette troupe are engaged.
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