The ME 1378 Myanmar Thingyan Festival was celebrated by families and members of the office of the Defence Chief (Army) yesterday in the opening ceremony of a pandal on Nay Pyi Taw’s golf course.
Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and his wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla cut the ribbon marking the opening of the pandal.Afterwards dance troupes performed along to the songs of Myu Mhaung Way Kin and attendees joined in in the water festival. Guests were treated to Sthuditta feasts and entertained with performances by artists from Myawaddy and Melody World.
Similarly, Deputy Commander-in-Chief Vice-Senior General Soe Win and wife Daw Than Than New attended the opening ceremony of a pandal in Zeyathiri Department Store. Tatmadaw senior officials also toured pandals at the Defense Services Academy, Nay Pyi Taw guest house zone, Tatmadaw Hospital, and in housing area of office of Defense Chief (Army).
The pandals will be lined with guests and attendees all throughout Thingyan and include dance troupes, artists, and singers.