Closing ceremony held for Yangon Maha Thingyan, People’s Park Walking Thingyan

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The closing ceremony of the Yangon Maha Thingyan Festival in progress at the Yangon Maha Thingyan Pavilion in Yangon yesterday. Photo- Zaw Min Latt/Ye Htut

The 1385 ME Myanmar Maha Thingyan Festival was celebrated in Yangon from 13 to 16 April with Thingyan enthusiasts.
The final day of the Maha Thingyan festival was bustling with celebrations as Thingyan lovers gathered. Cultural dances and melodious music were performed by various groups, including dance groups, ethnic cultural dance troupes, the Myanmar Motion Pictures Organization, the Myanmar Music Association, and the Myanmar Theatrical Association.
The closing ceremony of the Yangon Maha Thingyan Pavilion, the People Park’s Walking Thingyan Festival, and the Royal Apex Pavilion took place at 5 pm.
Yangon Chief Minister U Soe Thein and his wife, Yangon Region Command Commander Maj-Gen Zaw Hein and his wife, Yangon Region cabinet ministers and their wives, Yangon Mayor U Bo Htay and officials, as well as artistes, and invitees attended the ceremony.
Following this, the Chief Minister delivered the New Year message of greetings and announced the closing of the Yangon Maha Thingyan Pavilion. Singer Ye Htike performed the song “Man Taung Yeik Kho”.
Later, the attendees, including the Yangon Region chief minister, presented the first, second, and third prizes to the ethnic dance troupes and choral dance troupes Nay Pyi Taw Thinhyan activities also concluded in the evening. — Ko Ko Zaw/MKKS

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