Arts & Culture


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Thingyan in Tagu

Thingyan Festival is Myanmar new year festival. It is held in the month of Tagu (middle of April), which is the first month of Myanmar Calendar. Thingyan has been celebrated since Tagaung period (850 – […]