Water Festival to be held with a Teeming Crowd on Thingyan Occasion

A coordination meeting on Myanmar Traditional Maha Thingyan Festival was held for the second time on 2 April. During the meeting, the Patron of Myanmar Traditional Maha Thingyan Festival, Yangon Chief Minister U Soe Thein said that some 10 water pavilions, one walking pavilion, one entertainment pavilion organized by Yangon Region. He added that one pavilion will be constructed at City Hall and another walking pavilion will be included as well. He continued that some 43 water pavilions, some 176 water pavilions and two walking Thingyan pavilions will be organized in districts/townships, to ensure free public participation in water festival.

Then, Development Minister U Bo Htay briefed the Chief Minister about the state of installation of water pipelines, preparatory tasks for walking Thingyan and arrangement of traditional dance troupes to entertain at other pavilions. Relevant officials also discussed the matters by committee. Responding to the reports, the Chief Minister discussed necessary requirement. Then, he said a closing remark that committees are to coordinate for successful Thingyan festival and be aware of security affairs during the occasion.

Pavilions will organize for the entertainment programme and foods programme. At the City Hall pavilion, dance troupes representing relevant ministries, artistes and ethnic traditional dance troupes will do their performance on a daily basis, reports say.

Source: MWD (3-4-2024)

  • Some 43 water pavilions, some 176 water pavilions and two walking Thingyan pavilions will be organized in districts/townships, to ensure free public participation in water festival.
engdate: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 20:00
month: 
April, 2024