Inle Phaungdaw-U Buddha images conveyed for public obeisance

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Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U Win Myint presents prize to male contestant winners team during the Inle Phaungdaw-U Pagoda Festival. Photo: Sai Albe (Nyaung Shwe)

Inlay Phaungdaw-U Buddha Images are conveyed for public obeisance and U Win Myint, Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw gilded the gold foils to the sacred images, and donated offertories to Sanghas.
Karaweik Royal Barge carrying Inlay Phaungdaw-U Buddha Images , was pulled by 37 traditional boats from Linkin village monastery to Nyaung Shwe for the first leg of the public conveyance.
Then, U Win Myint and Hluttaw Representatives carried the First Image, with the Second Image carried by Dr Lin Htut, Chief Minister of Shan State and state ministers, the Third Image by Dr Myint Htwe, Union Minister for Health and Sports and state ministers and the Fourth Image by U Sai Lone Sai, Speaker of State Hluttaw, Shan State Advocate and state ministers.
Afterward, the Images visited round Nyaung Shwe for people to pay holy respect. Following that Inlay traditional regatta was held and prizes were offered to winner teams.
In the regatta of 46 oars, K-lar Nauk-Taung team stood first, San Bae Inn second. In the male Yarkyaw contest, Yay Thar Inn got first and Shwe Pyi Tha second.
In the regatta of 26 oars—female teams, Mai Thauk Inn stood first and Ai Daunt Gyi second. Prize winners including male contestant winners were awarded prizes by U Win Myint and responsible officials.
Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw and party donated the Buddha Images with sacred food, flowers, candle lights, water and gold foils, offering to Sanghas to offertories.


Nay Myo Thurein

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