Shwe Sar Yan Pagoda Festival
Date – Full Moon Day to 8Waning Day of Tabaung
Location – ShweSar Yan Village, Patheingyi, Mandalay Region
Duration – 9days
ShweSar Yan Pagoda is easily accessible by car, being on the main Mandalay-Lashio Highway. The ShweSar Yan Pagoda Festival is a very interesting festival indeed: a typical rural fair, bringing many visitors from not only the outlaying villages but also from faraway. The main attractions of this festival are the folk toys woven out of dried palm fronds. Beside the Pagoda is also a 17th century pagoda, Po KalarGu, which houses many beautiful mural paintings.