THE Yawan Cultural Festival (Dabuazekhong-2016) is slated to be held on a grand scale from 19 April to 23 April.
It will be organised by the Yawan Literature and Culture Committee under permission of the local township administrative group and the administrative group of Putao District of the Kachin government.
Visitors can enjoy Manaw dance, traditional cultural dances, sport events, small exhibitions of Yawan culture, lucky charms, accessories, lucky draws and household goods.
The Yawan cultural festival was once held in Putao in 2001. It will portray the culture and traditional customs of Yawan living in a peaceful coexistence with other ethnic groups. It will be held in order that Yawan people in different places can meet at the festival, said Dr Karolarein, the chaiman of Yawan literature and cultural committee (Yangon) at the media conference which was held at the M3 Food Centre on Tuesday.
Maung Maung Myint Swe