Kachin Manaw Festival (Kachin New Year Festival)

   Date – Usually around first week of January

   Location – Myintkyina, Kachin State

   Duration – 1 Day

The Kachins ; one of the major races of Myanmar, take great part in this festival and many Kachins from abroad come back to meet and dance at this special event. The Manaw dance is performed at Manaw Festival which originated as part of the Nat or spirit worship of the past.