Friday, March 12, 2010

Country #4 MYANMAR: "Thingyan" 5x7

Oil on Masonite Panel
5" x 7"

Country # 4: BURMA (Myanmar)

Every year the Burmese celebrate their New Year as the
Sun enters Aries. Known as "Thingyan" in Myanmar,
the festival is known mostly for the water dousing that
takes place. This portrait depicts a woman dressed
for the occassion (but of course BEFORE the dousing!).


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