3 January 2018
The celebration of Lahu national race's traditional New Year festival was held at Yay-Pu-San model village, Terchileik Township, Eastern Shan State on Tuesday.
Also present at the occasion were the commander of Triangle region command, Major General Aung Zaw Aye, commander of Tactical Operations Groups stationed in Terchileik and chairman of district management committee, deputy commissioner, departmental officials and Larhu national races. At the festival, the commander of Triangle region command extended New Year greetings and patron of Yay-Pu-San model village, U Yay-She expressed the words of thank.
Next, the traditional customs of paying respect to the ancestors, mentors and leaders, hand washing ritual aiming at cleansing bad lucks from the old years were conducted and dance in circle of ground, drum and gong dances were performed happily.