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August 12, 2020

Rakhine youths participate in fragrant grinding festival

Rakhine damsels participate in traditional  fragrant grinding festival in Yangon. Zaw Min Latt
Rakhine damsels participate in traditional fragrant grinding festival in Yangon. Zaw Min Latt

Yangon, 12 April—Rakhine youths joined the 12th Rakhine traditional fragrant grinding festival (Yangon) at the Dhammayon of Rakhine State in the eastern part of Shwedagon Pagoda, Bahan Township, on Sunday, with a speech by Rakhine ethnic affairs minister of Yangon Region U Zaw Aye Maung.
Chairperson of Rakhine literature and culture group Daw Khin Saw Tint and patron Daw Nu Mra Zan explained disciplines for the fragrant grinding festival.
Fifteen teams comprising 10 members each namely MraukU, Maungtaw, Yathedaung, Pauktaw, Kyaukpyu, Manaung, Ponnagyun, Myebon, Buthidaung, Sittway, Myinbyan townships and Rakhine youths, Laytaung station, Rakhine ethnic philanthropists of Mingaladon and Laywady Kalarekkhita participated in the festival.
Officials presented prizes to the winning teams. Zaw Min Latt

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