People in Burma have flocked onto the streets of Rangoon throughout this week, dancing and spraying water on one another to celebrate Thingyan festival and the ushering in of a traditional new year.
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A look back at 2013, an eventful year for Burma.
The Buddhist New Year water festival, Thingyan, will be celebrated this weekend across Burma and for the second time in nearly three decades the old art of Thangyat is back[…]
Residents of Chinatown in Rangoon predict a good year ahead for those born in the year of the snake as they prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations.
Thousands of people in Rangoon gathered to see in the new-year, at the first public countdown in Rangoon’s People’s Park. Crowds watched live performances, countdowns from around the world and[…]