Food in Myanmar

Fried Shrimp Tempura

We can cook and prawn or shrimp in many ways. Sometime we cook curry with red pepper and sometime we make salad or fried with tempura powder.This week, I want to introduce how to fry shrimp with tempura. It take a short time and easy to cook. Let’s try together.

Mon Traditional Food (Thingyan Rice)

This is Mon traditional recipe and not common to find in the market. Mon Thingyan rice is only cooked only in Thingyan time(about 5 days in mid of April). Mon people donate this dish to people who come to their donation booth.

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Thanaka

Thanaka (also spelt thanakha) is a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark. It is a distinctive feature of Myanmar

Yoke the (Miniatures)

Yoke the (miniatures) is the Burmese name for marionette puppetry. Although the term can be used for marionettery in general, its usage usually

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Burmese Music

Dance of Bamar

The music of Burma has similarities with and is related to many other musical traditions in the region,

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Manau dance

Dance of Kachin

The manau dance is a traditional ceremony of the Kachin (or Jingpo) people of northern Myanmar (Burma), Yunnan, China and

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WARMLY WELCOME To MYANMAR

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"Myanmar is adjacent attached to seacoasts, scenes of beaches you can view, and also enriched Hill land, Mountain View Point could also be enjoyable. Rivers, Streams, Lakes and Ponds abundance make you feel pleased on boat-rides. As most people in Myanmar are Buddhists, there are so many Pagodas, Buddha Images, and Monasteries to visit elsewhere. Ethnicity collective unique Myanmar is able to be observed variety of Customs and Traditions, and not an Industrial nation yet, still a developing country, Hand-crafts are reliable that could study Hand-made Domestic Works a lot."

You can explore information, photos and videos about all interesting places around Myanmar here. Check out the delicious traditional burmese food here.

Information

There are a list of Foreign Embassies in Myanmar and Myanmar Embassies around the world. We hope it can be useful for you what want to know about Myanmar and where to go with ease and security when you are travelling in Myanmar.
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The kyat is the currency of Myanmar and the currency code for Kyats is MMK. US dollar is the most acceptable currency. You can exchange money at banks, airports, shopping centers and down town easily now. The use of foreign bank and credit cards in Myanmar at point of sale is currently limited, although Visa and Mastercard ready ATMs are increasingly widespread in major cities and tourist spots.
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Burmese is the main language, but English is spoken by many people in cities and tourist areas (to varying degrees of proficiency); most hotels and tour agencies have some staff with a reasonable level of understanding.
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Attractions

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Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda

It is especially known because within it lies a giant image of a Buddha reclining. It is one of the

(Yangon)

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Yoke Sone Kyaung

Yokesone kyaung lies on the other side of the main road from Kyauk Padaung.

(Salay)

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Lawkananda Pagoda

The Lawkananda Paya is a beautiful golden pagoda on top of a small hill on the banks of the Irrawadd

(Bagan)

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Shwemawdaw Pagoda

The Shwemawdaw Paya is a stupa located in Bago, Myanmar.

(Bago)

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Festivals

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Kahsuon Festival

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Ananda Pagoda Festival

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Thanakha Grinding Festival

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Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda Festival

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Salone Festival

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Htamane Festival

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Shwe U Min Pagoda Festival

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Shwe Kyin Oil Lamp Light Festival

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Wahsou Festival

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Kachin Manaw Festival

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Kekku Pagoda Festival

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U Min Kyaw Nat Festival