Tabodwe (Burmese : တပို့တွဲ) is the eleventh month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Rakhine tug of war festival, Yatha Hswe Pwe.
Taungoo is a district-level city in the Bago Region of Myanmar, 220 km from Yangon, towards the north-eastern end of the division, with mountain ranges to the east and west. The main industry is in forestry products, with teak and other hardwoods extracted from the mountains. The city is known for its areca palms, to the extent that a Burmese proverb for unexpected good fortune is equated to a "betel lover winning a trip to Taungoo".
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Dagon Township is located immediately north of downtown Yangon. The township comprises five wards, and shares borders with Bahan Township in the north, Ahlon Township in the west, Mingala Taungnyunt Township in the east, and Lanmadaw Township, Latha Township and Pabedan Township in the south.
Tagu is the first month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
The Sayawun Tin Shwe Literary Award has been presented annually since November 2002 under the patronage of the Myanmar Writers and Journalists Association (MWJA). Non-fiction books published in the previous year are eligible. The awards are named after the writer Sayawun Tin Shwe. The awards complement the government's National Literary Awards and Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards and the Pakokku U Ohn Pe literary award, Thuta Swesone literary award and Tun Foundation award.
Khin Shwe Burmese business tycoon and politician who served as a Member of parliament in the House of Nationalities for Yangon Region № 9 constituency from 2011 to 2016. He is the chairman of Zaykabar Construction, one of the country's largest construction companies. He also serves as chairman for the National Development Group of Companies, Myanmar Tourism Board and the Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association.
Zaykabar Company Limited is a major Burmese conglomerate with interests in construction and telecommunications. The company was founded by Khin Shwe in 1990.
Kason is the second month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Nayon is the third month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Wagaung is the fifth month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Tawthalin is the sixth month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Thadingyut is the seventh month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Myanmar term "thadin(သီတင်း)" means the Buddhist Lent (Vassa), which spans the three preceding lunar months and is the tradition of Buddhist monks trying to avoid traveling as Buddha instructed them. The combination "thadingyut" means the liberation from or the end of the Lent.
Tazaungmon is the eighth month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Nadaw is the ninth month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Pyatho is the tenth month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Tabaung is the twelfth and final month of the traditional Burmese calendar.
Pagoda festivals are regular festivals found throughout Burma (Myanmar) that commemorate major events in pagoda's history, including the founding of a pagoda and the crowning of the pagoda's hti (umbrella). Pagoda festivals are dictated by the Burmese religious calendar and often are held several days at a time. Major events in a pagoda festival typically do not coincide with Uposatha days, during which devout Buddhists observe the Eight Precepts. The majority of pagoda festivals are held during the dry season, from the months of Tazaungmon (November) to Tabaung (March). During the full moon day of Tabaung, Buddhist devotees in various parts of Myanmar also celebrate sand pagoda festivals.
General elections were held in Myanmar on 8 November 2015, with the National League for Democracy winning a supermajority of seats in the combined national parliament. Voting occurred in all constituencies, excluding seats appointed by the military, to select Members of Assembly to seats in both the upper house and the lower house of the Assembly of the Union, and State and Region Hluttaws. Ethnic Affairs Ministers were also elected by their designated electorates on the same day, although only select ethnic minorities in particular states and regions were entitled to vote for them.
Kyaukkhauk Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa located in Thanlyin Township, in southern Yangon Region, Myanmar. It is a popular tourist destination and also pilgrimage site for Buddhists. It is believed that the pagoda was built on Hlaingpotkon Hill about 2000 years ago by King Sulathrima of Thaton. There are four stairways and the pagoda resembles a Mon-style stupa. A pagoda festival is held annually in February of each year. During Cyclone Nargis, the pagoda, which was located on higher elevation, served as a storm shelter for local villagers.
May Myint Mo is a Burmese actress and model. She gained widespread popularity after starring in the MRTV-4 series Pan Nu Thway (2013) and A Yake (2018).