The Kayin New Year falls on the 1st Waxing Day of Pyatho. The largest Kayin New Year Ceremony
is celebrated at the Maha Say Wingaba Ahlein Nga Sint Pagoda compound, in Insein township where majority of
Kayin population reside in Myanmar.
On the eve of Kayin New Year, Myanmar people will held Cultural show, Done Dance,
Bamboo Dance and traditional music and songs. National Flag will be hoisted on the dawn of
New Year Day.
Traditional costume was worn by most of the celebrants at the events. Many young and old Kayins wear their
traditional colourful dresses and go around the Myanmar city, visit relatives and enjoy the festival.