Ananda Pagoda Festival
Date : Full moon day of Pyatho to 15th Waxing of Pyatho
Location : Bagan
Duration : 15 Days
This is the biggest and most important pagoda festival in central and upper Myanmar. Villagers come in caravans of covered ox-carts and camp out for the duration of this country fair. The Full moon day of the Myanmar month of Pyatho marks the height of the celebrations with one thousand monks from a hundred village in the vicinity arriving to accept offerings of filled alms bowls.