ethic people in Yangon held their first ever traditional Thingyan event at
Hmyawsinkyun, Kandawgyi Park in the city last Saturday.
the attendants at the event were Shan people not only in the Pinni coloured outfit but in many
different coloured clothes.
10 Shan groups currently living in Yangon organized the event with the guidance
of Shan Literary and Culture Association (Yangon). At the event, the
participants were entertained with performances by Shan traditional dancers and
music troupes from Kengtung and Thibaw(Hsipaw) as well as being served Shan
The event was packed
with the participants and was a friendly gathering occasion for the Shan
“We will try to
organize for this kind of event to be held within Thingyan days in the years to
come,” said U Sai Htet Phone, who is in charge of organizing the event.