Rains, that Myanmar people are expecting in their mind, fell on yesterday evening. Rain fell in this season is called Thingyan Rain. It means that it is a time of Thingyan Festival because when rains fall Padauk, that is a sign of Water Festival, and Mangos start to bloom. In the whole country prepare the pavilions forsplashing water as Thaingyan Festival is drawing to fall. Thingyan in this year also will be alive with teeming crowd as the previous years.
The images concerning with Thingyan Festival are gradually coming out in magazines and journals because it is drawing near to fall. In previous years, although the pigtailed hair style had been most popular on arriving Thingyan Festival the hair style like arranging maize role also had became popular in last year. Besides, the hair style that are pigtailed with the colourful ribbons over maize role hair seems to become popular in this year. Promotion has being started at Beauty Saloon. They seem to get rather much bookings.
Market Festival had been held at Mingalar Market located in Tamwe Township. It was not only inner part of Market and but also outer part of Market were very crowded with many people and alive with teeming sellers and buyers. In these streetvendors whose were selling the cloth and various kinds of sellers lined. Charming voices from all angles to promote sales and to attract the customers were spreading out into the air. Both of two hands of customers who came there are full of packages.
Sai Htee Saie, Myanmar Celebrated Singer who has 58 years old, passed away on March 10. He was popular and alive in the heartthrob of every ranks of people and a big hit with his many songs. Some people consider him as a hero in music because of his outstanding works. Although he died he will stay alive in all memories. All people pray to be alive in good abode to him.
The Tablet,called TITLIS, kept in your mouth are now being sold in market. There is no sugar in it. Most of Myanmar cuisines cause to be drowsy and sleepy because they contain vegetables that can suffer stiffness in the neck or back and have oily. This tablet can takes the effects to be drowsy and sleepy away. Three kinds of tablets,those are coffee, raspberry and blackberry, have already been produced. It is not much expensive because the price is about 1400 kyats.
This is the season avocado fruits are introduced and can be seen abundant in downtown area. In this year, avocado can be bought and eaten in less cost because it is abundant. After peeling it, it is eaten by mixing sugar and condensed milk thoroughly. It is convenient for who dislikes avocado. So, we wish you to eat at least one time.
Mango Pudding as new dessert is now introduced in Season Bakery Shop that has a lot of branch in Shopping Centre. Sweet taste is right proportion and mango flavour is aromatic in mouth when it was eaten. So, most people like this. Sometimes, it has a time too enough to sell and become popular gradually.
New City Mart Shopping Centre will be opened on coming May at the corner of Queen Shin Saw Pu Street and Pyay Road. The branch at Dangon Centre in Myaynigone will be moved and opened there. It is more spacious than Dagon Centre and various goods and many kinds of materials will be able to get there. It is the special Super Market which selling the many kinds of items and is a place that Japanese Foods can be get easily .
Japanese Barbecue Shop will be opened in Yangon International Hotel on coming June. Although it is when this shop is being repaired it is good news. Most of Myanmar eats beef but there are people who don't eat it. But it can't say that thisshop would not be like Boom in Japan because tasteful thing has his own good taste.
Walking On The Embers (*Meeninpwe*) was held in Thakayta in Yangon. This is one of Hindustani festival and that is praying to the God by walking on the burning embers. There are teeming with many shops and also with people.
By Nishigaki Mitsuru