Shwedagon pagoda Festival
Date – Full Moon Day of Tabaung
Location – Yangon
Duration – Approximately one week proceeding the full moon day
Shwe Dagon Pagoda is the most well-known pagoda in Myanmar and this Pagoda Festival is one of the most visited festivals for pilgrims all over the country. There is a competition to weave the holy robes using traditional looms to be offered to the Buddha Images at the four corners of the pagoda before dawn. Monks recite the holy scriptures 24 hours continuously throughout the duration of the festival. Buddhist devotees pay homage every day and their donations go towards the preservation of the Pagoda.