Welcome to Burma
Come to Burma to see the BEAUTIFUL ancient city of Bagan
How To Fit In
- When child is a few years old, they have a ceremony to give the child a name.
- Don't show emotion in public, it is improper.
- Newly married couples live with the parents of one partner for awhile to get on their own feet and support themselves.
- Wealthy and powerful men sometimes have a informal second wife.
- The head of the image of Buddha should not be touched.
- People in Burma remove their shoes before entering a religious building or a house.
Digging Deeper Into Culture
Culture Landscape: In Burma there is a few main sports that are the most popular. Soccer, golf, chinlone (ball sport), and lethwei (kick boxing).
Cultural Diffusion: In Asia Thailand and China also have Buddhism as one of their main religions.
Culture Change: In 2011 Burma switched to a civilian government.