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Myanmar Enjoys its Own Music, But Has Open Ear
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Like an enduring love song, the music of Myanmar (Burma) has both transcended and been transformed by change sweeping this corner of the world.
National Symbols of Myanmar (Burma)
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Myanmar has a collection of symbols that are well-known as representing the nation as a whole.
The Achang
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The Achang are a rice-growing people and are accomplished craftspeople, and most evenings can be heard making music together.
The Yao
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They have a Chinese faith and heritage. Their Daoism and its attendant rituals offer them insight into the yin and yang of life.
The Wa (or Va or Son)
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Fierce and warlike but not at all hostile to polite visitors, the Wa are something of an enigma.
The Colorful Akha Stay Connected to Nature
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The Akha offer travelers a unique cultural experience. You can view their humble lives and watch them chase away evil spirits.
The Taungyo
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If you visit Shan State, you’re guaranteed to meet a few of the Taungyo. You’ll need to keep an ear open to identify them.
The Taron (T’rung or Tyrone)
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They are the last tribe of pygmies in Myanmar. The Taron live in the heart of the Himalayas.
The Sizang (or Siyin)
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Helter-skelter Sizang villages drape hillsides because the Sizang like it that way... and they welcome strangers to their villages.
The Burmese-Chinese (or Sino-Burmese)
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Inextricably linked by both geography and history, the Sino-Burmese are an inescapable part of Burmese life.
The Burmese- Indians
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If you can't tour the sub-continent, step into certain districts of Yangon and meet Indian people delicately infused with Burmese culture.
The Pa-O (Pa-Oh, Black Karen or Taungtha)
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The Black Karen (the name comes from their clothing) build some of the best Buddhist temples in Myanmar, and that’s really saying something.
The Daingnet
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Different but somehow still the same. The Daingnet offer a warm welcome to the weary traveler.
The Panthays
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Part of the Burmese way of life, yet separate from it, the Panthays give a traveler a chance to appreciate a brand new flavor of Asian Muslim life.
The Danau (Danaw) People
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If you like a little mystery when you visit the wilds, then the brave archers of the Danau might be the highlight of your trip.
The Padaung
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For many, they are the sole reason for a visit to Myanmar. The Padaung certainly are the most famous face of the Asian region.
The Kachin (or Jingpo) People
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The Kachin are descendants of the Mongol invaders of hundreds of years ago. Despite their warrior tradition, a visitor is assured of a warm welcome.
The Naga
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The Naga are a Christian people and gave up their warrior traditions to embrace it.
The Khmu (or Khamu or Kemu)
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Story-telling, song and sunlight. Who could resist spending some time with Khmu?
The Mro
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It may not be easy to meet the shy and retiring Mro, yet a little perseverance reveals hidden treasures.
The Kuki
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Come and enjoy a festival with the Kuki. Nestled in the heart of China State, they are said to be the wildest people of Myanmar, but it is a misnomer.
The Mizo
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Be one of the first to discover HnamSakhua, a unique form of animism, when you visit with the Mizo.
The Lahu
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An endlessly intriguing people with a language that will leave your head spinning, the Lahu are full of song and stories of the past.
The Maru
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Look out for the ladies whose costumes simply cannot be missed or ignored... including neck rings.
The Lhinbu (or Limbu)
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With a reputation for producing some of the toughest soldiers the world has ever known, you might be a little nervous around the Lhinbu. Don't be.