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Myanmar Punks Celebrate Eve of Thingyan Water Festival
Punks gathered in downtown Yangon, Myanmar on the eve of the annual Thingyan water festival to mark the traditional New Year.
Punks gather in downtown Yangon ahead of the Thingyan water festival, April 12, 2017.
People traditionally celebrate the festival by splashing water and throwing powder at each other as a symbolic sign of cleansing and washing away the sins from the previous year. The Buddhist New Year is celebrated in countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, and this year begins April 13.
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