The Yangon City Development Committee has been planning the Walking Thingyan festival at three locations as a significant addition for this year’s festival, according to the YCDC’s Engineering Department (Road and Bridge).
In order to celebrate the Maha Thingyan Festival in Yangon Region, YCDC has planned to add the Walking Thingyan festival, said a member of the Yangon City Development Committee. “The Walking Thingyan festival will be held in Yangon for the first time. We are not allowed to sell alcohol and let vehicles enter the locations for the Walking Thingyan. In addition, people will have to throw water in traditional ways,” an official said.
The Yangon Walking Thingyan festival will be held at the Maha Bandula Park, Kandawgyi Myay Padaythar Gardan and U Oattama Park (Kan Taw Min Park) where donors will also treat visitors to traditional foods.
There will be 35 entertainment pandals and 60 water throwing pandals with entertainment in Yangon this year.
Myanmar Digital News