Shwe Kyin Light Festival
Date – After the Full Moon Day of Thadingyut
Location – Shwe Kyin Creek, Shwe Kyin Township, Bago Region
Duration – 1 day
Shwe Kyin light festival is held every year on the day after the full moon day of Thadingyut. The festival includes daytime rowing races as well as competitive synchronized paddling exhibitions by separate teams of women and men. However, the highlight of the festival occurs only after darkness falls and locals launch hundreds of lit candles onto the water.