Shwezigon Pagoda Festival

   Date – Full Moon Day of Tazaungmone Mandalay Region

   Location – Nyaung U, near Bagan

   Duration – 15 days

On the Full Moon Day, there is a ritual of offering a filled alms bowl to a thousand and more monks and novices. Lacquer ware, glazed pots and hand woven cotton blankets are sold by villagers living in the region at this great country fair.