Karen festival


3,000 Karen turn out to celebrate hassle-free New Year in Tavoy

Thousands of villagers turned up to celebrate the Karen New Year for the first time in Tavoy (also known as Dawei) Town, the capital of Tenasserim Division. The huge turnout was in response to the Burma government’s offer to let Karen people their cultural holiday in the divisional capital. Saw Poe, who was among the thousands of rural villagers who…

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