Myanmar traditional Thingyan Festival will be held in Buthidaung Township, Maungtaw district, Rakhine State, according to local authorities.
Entertainments by departmental dance groups, Thingyan dances and staged music will be performed in a central pandal, Division and Tactical Command pandals and Rakhine traditional pandal from Thingyan Eve Day to the final day of Thingyan which begin 13th April this year.
Furthermore, on the Myanmar New Year day, Paritta recitation for safety, ‘jivitadana’ and respect paying ceremonies will be held.
Buthidaung Township Administrator U Kyaw Min Tun said security arrangements are made in advance for the people to enjoy the Thingyan festival.
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