Traditions

Thanakhar

Thanakhar is a traditional cosmetic paste used predominantly in Myanmar. It is made from ground bark of certain trees, most commonly the thanakhar tree (Hesperethusa crenulata) and the wood-apple tree (Limonia acidissima). Here are some […]

Festivals

Thadingyut – Festival of Lights

Thadingyut This year (2022), the Thadingyut falls on 9 October.  This is the second most popular festival after Thingyan (New Year Water Festival). Thadingyut, the seventh month of the Myanmar calendar, is the end of […]

Destinations

Dawei

The capital of Tanintharyi Region, Dawei, is a tropical seaside city, dotted with famous historical pagodas and can be accessed by all means of transportation. Getting to Dawei There are daily flights from Yangon to […]

Travel

Traditions

Thanakhar

Thanakhar is a traditional cosmetic paste used predominantly in Myanmar. It is made from ground bark of certain trees, most commonly the thanakhar tree (Hesperethusa crenulata) and the wood-apple tree (Limonia acidissima). Here are some […]

Arts & Culture

Nagas

An estimated 100,000 Nagas, comprised of 12 major tribes and numerous subtribes, live in Myanmar. Traditionally, Nagas lives high in the northwestern hills, along the India border, but in recent years, many have moved to […]

Media

Myanmar Newspapers

State-run Private Other Weekly newspapers and journals Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_newspapers_in_Myanmar

Travel

Bringing travel agents to Myanmar

Myanmar Airways International is promoting familiarisation (FAM) trips targeting overseas travel agents and so-called social influencers. The airline hopes to convince overseas tour operators and media (social influencers) to return to Myanmar to check out […]

Festivals

Tazaungdaing Festival

The Tazaungdaing Festival (also known as the Festival of Lights), held on the full moon day of Tazaungmone, the eighth month of the Myanmar calendar, is celebrated as a national holiday in Myanmar and marks […]

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