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July 2022

Gion Matsuri (Shinto) – Kyoto

July 1 - July 31
Gion Kyoto Japan

One of the most famous festivals in Japan, Gion Matsuri takes place during the entire month of July, in the traditional “geisha district” of Gion, Kyoto. This celebration of the Yasaka Shrine grand procession of floats on the 17th and 24th July, which parade along the Kawaramachi and Oike Streets.

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Full Moon of Waso

July 12
All Myanmar Myanmar

Full Moon of Waso falls in July marking the start of Buddhist Lent and for Buddhist clergy across Myanmar it is the beginning of their three-month retreat into monastic life. On the morning of the first day of Full Moon of Waso, people gather robes, food and other essentials and they offer donations to the Sangha.

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Chin-Lone Festival

July 14 - July 24
Mandalay

The Chin Lone, a festival in Myanmar, (a ball made of bamboo or rattan) tournament is held in Mandalay, on the site of the Mahamuni Pagoda. Players from all parts of the country take part in this event. The aim of this ball game is to keep the ball in the air for as long as possible without using your hands. The players have had tremendous practice at this game and their acrobatics never cease to amaze onlookers. The games…

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Boun Khao Phansa

July 24
All Laos Lao People's Democratic Republic

Early in the morning of the first day of Boun Khao Phansa (Buddhist Lent), local people gather food - rice, bananas and necessities such as soap and toothpaste, and then they take the donations to the temples where they listen to Buddhist teachings and receive blessings. In the evening, monks and their novices carry flowers and candles around the central temple three times. It can be a very calming and peaceful experience to join the Lao people in temples on…

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