MPT To Celebrate Happy Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival at Six Sacred Pagodas

05 Nov 2019

(Yangon, 5th November 2019) – To commemorate the full moon day of Tazaungmone, a time of special singnificance for Buddhist devotees around the country, MPT will be distributing shawls and lighting up oil lamps as offering to six sacred pagodas in Yangon, Mandalay, Sagaing, Bago (East), Ayeyarwaddy and Mon on 11th November, 2019. MPT cordially invites public to participate together and light up oil lamps at “MPT Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival”.

MPT have been celebrating “MPT Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival” through special events since 2015 at famous pagodas around Myanmar. This year, public ceremonies will be held at six locations on full moon day. The oil lamps offering will begin at 6:00 PM on Tazaungmone full moon day at below locations on  the date of 11th November;


Event Locations (Pagodas) States and Regions

Oil Lamp Offering Time


Botataung Pagoda Yangon

6:00 PM


Eain Taw Yar Pagoda Mandalay

6:00 PM


Kaunghmudaw Pagoda Sagaing

6:00 PM


Shwemawdaw Pagoda Bago (East)

6:00 PM


Kyaikthanlan Pagoda Mon

6:00 PM


U Par Ye` Pagoda Ayeyarwaddy

6:00 PM


Moreover, MPT will carry out various  promotional activities to bring exitment and fun to the public at Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, Sagaing from 9 to 11 November and Kyaikthanlan Pagoda, Mawlamyaing from 10-12 November.



U Myint Thein Htun, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, MPT-KSGM Joint Operations said, “MPT also wants to share the joy of Tazaungdaing, the country’s cherished festival of lights, with the communities of this country. In observance of Tazaungmone’s full moon holiday, MPT is offering shawls to public and offer oil lamps at sacred pagodas around the country. We are pleased to be supporting the monastic community as well as the Buddhist devotees of Myanmar where they perform meritorious deeds with their friends and family, on this most auspicious occasion. We would like to invite everyone to join MPT Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival by keeping Myanmar’s traditional practice for Buddhists, which hold only once in a year.

For more information, call 106 or, visit www.mpt.com.mm , MPT’s Official Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/mptofficialpage  and MPT Tazaundaing Lighting Festival’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/events/601814923687947.