The Myanmar people, made up of 135 ethnic races, enjoy festivities that are part of their culture…. pagoda festivals that are country fairs, novitiation ceremonies when boys enter the monastery with pomp and celebration, the water festival preceding the Myanmar New Year in April, spirit ceremonies that are more about fun than fear, classical dance performances and traditional marionettes plays. The people with their charm and simplicity, their hospitality and friendliness, their eagerness to help and share, are what make Myanmar wonderful.
On the full moon day a total number of 9999 candles are ceremoniously lit at mid night. On the "Golden Rock Pagoda Terrace" where the rock is balanced on a larger boulder. In November mostly