Myanmar Culture

There are many indigenous cultures exiting together in Myanmar, Buddhism and Bamar still are the ones that are most outstanding in this land of religion, though. It can be said that pagodas and temples are the centers of Burmese cultural life in traditional villages particularly, also in Myanmar generally. Being called a "Golden Land" is not a boast for the country. Indeed, the first impression of tourists once putting step into Myanmar is the sparkling golden color which is reflected from pagodas and temples complex around, presenting a good faith of Buddha. Myanmar's culture is showed more clearly at villages where local festivals are held all year round, and is figured out more easily at architectural sites along the country. There are also many minority ethnic groups such as Kachin, Karen, Chin, etc that are contributed massively to the diversity of Myanmar's cultural traditions and customs.

Myanmar Communication

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Burmese is the official language in Myanamar and also the mother tongue of the people of Myanmar and Rakhine. Burmese can be classified into two types: the official is used in writing and formal events such as radio, speech, and another is found in everyday conversation.

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Myanmar Custom

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Each Myanmar family maintains many traditional rituals. These factors are considered as an integral part of their spiritual life. From time of being born to passing away, the new member of the family are marked by the appropriate etiquette with age.

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Myanmar Lifestyle

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Burmese people are hospitable and warm-hearted. 89% of population is Buddhists. More than 65 % of population are living in the rural area and living from agriculture. They have simple and ordinary lifestyle. Farming technique has not been changed yet in Myanmar. They still use oxen and buffalo for their farming.

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Myanmar Traditional Costume

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Being different from other countries where their traditional costumes are only used in special occasions or New Year days because of hot climate, the traditional costume of Myanmar, Paso for men and Longyi for women are daily worn. Basically,it is a piece of smooth cloth or striped fabric for men and flowered material for women.

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