Manuha Pagoda Festival
Date : One Day before the Full Moon Day of Tawthalin
Location : Myinkaba village, Bagan, Mandalay RFegion
Duration : 2 days
On the first day, pretty village girls dressed in their best parade with trays of fruits and cakes to offer at the pagoda. During the afternoon , young men parade with larger-than-life paper-made figures of heroes celestials and animals. At night, they put on dances and plays. The next morning at dawn they offer food at shrine and also to the monks.
Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival
Date : 1st Waxing to 3rd Wanning Day of Thadingyut
Location : Inle Lake, Southern Shan State
Duration : 18 days
Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda is one of the famous principal pagodas which houses five Buddha images. This pagoda is the main attraction of Inlay Lake and is situated in the middle of the Lake. Thousands of people from communities around the lake and villages in the surrounding mountains carry fruits and flowers on lacquer trays in their own boats and pay homage as the holy barge passes. Teams of the lake's famous one-legged-rowers complete in annual boat races.