The closing ceremony of Yangon mayor Maha Thingyan (central) pandal was held yesterday (Thingyan final day) at 5 p.m. in front of Yangon City Hall.
At the event, first Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein delivered a greeting and then announced the closure of the Maha Thingyan water festival.
Also, artistes, dance troupes, and ethnic national dancers performed dances accompanied by songs.
Following this, Chief Minister and officials presented prizes to the dance troupes, along with ethnic national dancers, who provided entertainment throughout the water festival.
The closing ceremony was attended by Yangon Region Hluttaw Speaker U Tin Maung Tun and his wife, Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Lin Naing Myint, regional ministers and their wives, Yangon City Development Committee Chairman U Maung Maung Soe and invited guests.
Later in the evening, officials presented traditional dance artistes with prizes and entertained the crowds with movies, music, traditional dances and songs.
Min Thit (MNA),
Thant Zin Win