Salone Festival

The Salone Festival is celebrated by the Salone people who are also known as Moken, the sea gypsies living and wandering around Mergui Archipelago along Myanmar southern coastline. This February celebration promotes tourism with respect to the Salone people, visitors are welcomed for a glimpse into unique culture and are invited to be entertained by spiritual dances, folk singing and traditional Salone feasts. During this festival, people gather at the villages, offer foods and pray for better business, good health and prosperous for coming season.