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Myanmar Water Festival: Revelers celebrate descent of Thagyamin to Earth.

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Published : Apr 20, 2018, 4:15 pm IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2019, 3:32 pm IST
Commonly referred to as the Water Festival, Maha Thingyan allows people to celebrate the Burmese New Year. (Photos: AP)
Commonly referred to as the Water Festival, Maha Thingyan allows people to celebrate the Burmese New Year. (Photos: AP)
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Myanmar famous "Myoma" Musical troupe perform during opening ceremony of Myanmar New Year water festival.
Myanmar famous "Myoma" Musical troupe perform during opening ceremony of Myanmar New Year water festival.
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Myanmar traditional elephant dancing troupe perform during opening ceremony of Myanmar New Year water festival.
Myanmar traditional elephant dancing troupe perform during opening ceremony of Myanmar New Year water festival.
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Myanmar traditional dancing troupe perform during the opening ceremony of Myanmar New Year water festival.
Myanmar traditional dancing troupe perform during the opening ceremony of Myanmar New Year water festival.
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Myanmar traditional dancing troupe perform during opening ceremony of Myanmar New Year water festival.
Myanmar traditional dancing troupe perform during opening ceremony of Myanmar New Year water festival.
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Merrymakers dance as they are sprayed water from the stage during the second day celebration of Myanmar New Year water festival.
Merrymakers dance as they are sprayed water from the stage during the second day celebration of Myanmar New Year water festival.
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Merrymakers dance as they are sprayed with water from the stage during the second day of celebrations for the Myanmar New Year water festival in Naypyitaw.
Merrymakers dance as they are sprayed with water from the stage during the second day of celebrations for the Myanmar New Year water festival in Naypyitaw.
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A man on a motorbike is sprayed with water during the second day of celebrations for the Myanmar New Year water festival in Naypyitaw.
A man on a motorbike is sprayed with water during the second day of celebrations for the Myanmar New Year water festival in Naypyitaw.
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A young Buddhist novice is sprayed water during the second day of celebrations for the Myanmar New Year water festival.
A young Buddhist novice is sprayed water during the second day of celebrations for the Myanmar New Year water festival.
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