A traditional rowing festival to mark 71st Independence Day was held at the Ancient Mya Kantha Moat in Ye Township,
Visitors far and near thronged the border town of Myawady in Kayin State on new year holidays, being the gazette holidays, the majority of whom proceeded to Mea Sot of Thailand for shopping.
The Meiktila hiking and mountaineering club will climb Mt. Phon Kan Razi in Putao Township after scaling up Mt. West and East Side Viewing in Ywangan Township and Mt. Lwemine in Hopon.
The monastery houses a wide range of royal artifacts ranging from royal costumes, white umbrellas, writs, palm-leaf manuscripts, spittoons, mythical creatures, a folding screen depicted with a peacock and teak cupboards.