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MYANMAR BURMA

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Saliha Ali

on 26 August 2016

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Transcript of MYANMAR BURMA

MYANMAR (BURMA)
OFFICIAL NAME
REPUBLIC UNION OF MYANMAR
OR BURMA

CAPITAL CITY
Naypyidaw
Naypyidaw literally translates to as the "royal capital".
The capital was moved from Yangon since March 2006 because it is more centrally located than the old capital.
NATIONAL FLAG
Adapted on October 21, 2010 which was laid out in the 2008 constitution
SOLIDARITY
PEACE OR TRANQUILTY
COURAGE AND DETERMINATION
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE UNION OF THE COUNTRY
KACHIN
KAYAH
KAYIN
CHIN
MON
RAKHINE
SHAN
BAMAR
THERAVADA BUDDHISM
-is the religion of 80% of the population
-influenced by the entrance of the Pagan Kingdom in the 1050's
GOVERNMENT
- UNITARY PARLIAMENTARY REPUBLIC UNDER ITS NEW CONSTITUTION (2006)
PRESIDENT
Htin Kyaw
AUNG SAN SUU KYI
STATE COUNCELOR IN MYANMAR
PROMINENT FIGURE WHO FOUGHT FOR DEMOCRACY DURING THE 1990 ELECTIONS.
GAINED SEVERAL INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITIONS LIKE THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
CURRENCY IS KYAT

The Myanmar Longyi-
a sarong-like nether garment plays a crucial role in the Myanmar national dress worn by both men and women.


Novitiation
ceremony is the unique characteristic in Myanmar. 
This ceremony usually celebrates during the school holidays, mostly in summer holidays at March & April before the water festival. In the Myanmar tradition the boys are compulsory to enter the Buddhist order for a week or more.
Novitiation is the obligation for every parent, rich or poor, since it is believe to be a great meritorious deed which could prevent them to be at the evil realm.

Puppetry
is the most popular show in Myanmar arts and culture.
Puppet shows usually take place at pagoda festivals, which are like country fairs. Marionette theatre is now mostly confined to tourist venues in Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan.

Thingyan
, the Water Festival is the most unique and colourful with the merriest occasion in Myanmar. During Thingyan days the people throwing water each other since the Myanmar believe that Thingyan water has the power to cleanse the evil and sins of the old year. 

INLAY OR IN LAKE (SHAN)
TAUNGGYI (SHAN)
BAGAN
MOUNT POPA
MANDALAY HILL
NGAPALI BEACH (RAKHINE)
MOUNT ZWE KABIN (KASHIN)
kYITE HTEE YOE PAGODA (MON)
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