ORIENT-2006 art exhibition jointly sponored by Ministry of Culture and Japanese Embassy will take place at National Museum in Yangon from November 20th to 24th.Opening hours from 9:30 to 16:30,entrance free of charge.
Branch of Shwe Kaung Hot Pot has opened on the corner of narnattaw and kyuntaw street.There are special air conditioned rooms.Opening hours from 11am to 11pm .
Electronic market fair is on progess in the middle block of 36th street. Discounts are offered for VCDs, TV, DVDs, airconditioners, refrigerators, washing machine, ect during the fair which lasts fill the end of December.
It has become more convenient to tour Bago by motor cycle taxis new. People use trishaws, horse carts and three-wheelers as a means of transport in the city. It costs only K100 per ride. It costs from K8000 to K10000 per day for hiring a motor cycle.
Korean film festival will take place at TAMADA cinema from 11 to 14 November.Tickets are available free of charge at Korean Embassy.
You can view a big snake that is said to be 117 years old in Bago. The snake reportedly came to the city from Shan State six years ago. You can touch the reptile without any harm. The place is crowded with people who believe that their solemn wishes are fulfilled.
Rowing competition organized by Myanmar rowing federation will be held at Inya Lake from November 14 to 15.
Tazaungdine festival (light festival) was held in china town.
A "Mathoe Thin Gan" weaving competition will take place at Maha Zedi Pagoda in Bago on the fullmoon day of Tazaungmoon (November 4). "Mathoe Thin Gan" is yellow robe for monk or Buddha, woven, stitched and finished overnight during robe offering period. A total of 45 looms have been built for the competition. This competition is usually held annually.
The fourth of November is fullmoon day and it is "Robe offering day". On that day, provisions such as money, soaps, fans robes are carried through the city in procession and they are offered to monastries.
By Nishigaki Mitsuru