Inn Daw Gyi Shwe Myitzu Pagoda Festival

   Date – 8th Waxing to Full Moon Day of Tabaung

   Location – Moenyin, Kachinstate(Northern Part of Myanmar)

   Duration – 8 days

ShweMyintzu Pagoda is situated on the largest lake in Myanmar, this 8 -day festival highlight a pilgrimage to the bank of the pagoda. Sandbanks emerge from the lake just prior to the beginning of the pagoda festival making it an easier trek for pilgrims. Local believe that one sandbank is used for human and the other is for spirits. Immediately following the festival, the sandbanks disappear and retreat back into the lake.