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Thingyan Water Festival
Tuesday April 16 2015
(the date changes according to the year)
*Starts the Burmese New Year. Thingyan, from the Sanskrit samkranta (fully passed over), celebrates the passage of the sun from the sign of Pisces into the sign of Aries in zodiac. As in Thailand's "Songkran" or in Laos, it is celebrated by throwing buckets of cold water at all passers-by.

 
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