Myanmar Culture & Custom

Burmese culture is deeply influenced by Buddhist culture and Indian culture. Buddhism has a history of more than 2,500 years in Myanmar. Buddhism is the national religion of Myanmar. Longyi, also known as sarong, is Burmese national costume. Burmese people like to wear slippers. The Burmese have the concept of "right is honorable, left is despicable". Therefore, Burmese people have the custom of "men are in right and women are in left". Puppet theatre is the quintessence of Myanmar. Besides, what do you know about the festivals in Myanmar? Songkran Festival or Water Festival, similar to the Chinese Spring Festival and Western Christmas, is the most famous festival in Myanmar. Pagoda Festival and Lighting Festival are two Buddhist festivals in Myanmar. Knowing information about culture and custom of Myanmar helps you explore a more real Myanmar.