Earthen pots occupy market share during Thingyan festival


Atar pots (earthen pots) are marketable in Shan State as an activity of Maha Thingyan festival.
Kyauktaing village in Inlay region, Nyaungshwe Township, sends earthen pots to the market.
Local pottery industries mainly produce Atar Thingyan pots and drinking water pots in the months of Tabaung and Tagu (March and April) yearly. Moreover, local pottery makers produce different sizes of vases, stoves, cup of oil lamp and toys made of clay.
These pots are sent to the market in Nyaungshwe, Taunggyi, Phekon and Loikaw. They sell K300 per Atar pot depending on the sizes, a local resident said.
Kyauktaing Village in Nyaungshwe Township is engaged in production of earthen pots for many years.—Nay Myo Thurein

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