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Sarsodaw Pwe (Nattaw)


Nattaw (December) is the month in which Literati Day (Sarsodaw Day) was held. The first waxing day of Nattaw is designated as the Sarsodaw Day, and commemorative ceremonies are held in many townships around the country. Public lectures, essay contests, and story-telling contests are held, and ceremonies are held to pay homage to the aged literati.

The National Literary Award Presentation Ceremony is held on Sarsodaw Day by the government. Prizes are awarded to the best books from different genres selected from books published in the previous year.