Myanmar 2019

JANUARY
01 New Year’s Day
04 Independence Day
06 Kayin New Year’s Day
13 – 16 Naga New Year Festival in Chin state
15 – 20 Ananda Pagoda Festival in Bagan

FEBRUARY
05 – 19 Mahaumuni Pagoda Festival in Mandalay
05 – 19 Golden Hilltop Festival (Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Festival) in Syriam near Yangon
11 – 19 Nyan Taw Pagoda Festival (Shwe Myin Tin Pagoda) in Pyin Oo Lwin
12 Union Day

MARCH
02 Peasants Day
12 – 28 Shwe Saryan Pagoda Festival in Mandalay (exact dates TBA within this period)
13 – 20 Indawgyi Festival in Hopin (near Myitkyina)
17 – 21  Pindaya Cave Festival
18 – 20 Kekku Pagoda Festival at Kakka (Inle)
20 Shwedagon Pagoda Festival – biggest festival in Yangon with weaving competitions all night / some festivities begin on the 16th
20 Tabaung Full Moon Day
27 Armed Forces Day

APRIL
12 – 21 Shwemawdaw Pagoda Festival in Bago
13 – 17 Popa Ceremony in Bagan
13 – 17 Thingyan Holiday (Water Festival) nationwide
17 Myanmar New Year Holiday

MAY
01 Labor Day
13 – 18 Sand Pagoda Festival in Mandalay
18 Full Moon of Kason (important festival)

JULY
07 – 17  Chinlone Wicker Ball Festival at Mahamuni in Mandalay (dates are approximate)
16 Full moon of Waso (begin Buddhist lent & anniversary of Buddha’s first sermon)
19 Martyr’s Day

AUGUST
01 – 05 Shwe Kyun Pin Spirit Festival in Mandalay/Mingun
10 – 15 Taung Pyone Festival in Mandalay
12 Eid al-Adha or Islamic Eid (estimated date – subject to change)

SEPTEMBER
29 – 30 Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival at Inle Lake (one of the most popular festivals in Myanmar)

OCTOBER
01 – 16 Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda continues
09 – 20 Indein Pagoda Festival at Inle Lake (dates are approximate)
12 – 13 Dancing Elephant Festival at Kyauk Se near Mandalay
12 – 14 Thadingyut Full Moon & Light Festival (marking the end of Lent and descent of Buddha from heaven)
13 Full Moon of Thadingyut
27 Deepavali Festival(estimated date – subject to change)

NOVEMBER
03 – 12 Balloon Festival in Taunggyi
08 – 11 Shwezigon Pagoda Festival in Bagan
10 – 11 Tasaungtaing Festival Holidays
10 – 11 Tazaugdine Festival of Light with robe weaving competition on the 10th
11  Tazaungmon Full Moon
11 Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival (Golden Rock)
21 National Day

DECEMBER
10 – 11 Mt. Popa Spirit Festival in Bagan
25 Christmas Day
26 Kayin New Years Day
31 New Year Holiday

Festival dates in Myanmar are subject to change at anytime.

Time / Weather

Myanmar - Yangon
79°
overcast clouds
humidity: 94%
wind: 6mph S
H 83 • L 81
83°
Mon
84°
Tue
86°
Wed
85°
Thu
Myanmar - Bagan
76°
broken clouds
humidity: 96%
wind: 2mph SSW
H 87 • L 87
94°
Mon
88°
Tue
94°
Wed
92°
Thu
Myanmar - Mandalay
81°
broken clouds
humidity: 94%
wind: 9mph S
H 84 • L 82
98°
Mon
99°
Tue
99°
Wed
99°
Thu
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