Skynet, the semi-official broadcaster in Myanmar, organized the Thangyat (New Year chants) for the first time in decades.
The finale in Yangon was held before thousands of audience and broadcast live.
The event attracted attention of the TV viewers far and wide the nation with contesting teams rapidly gaining popularity.
Yinkyae Maung (Clever Boys), a Yangon-based Thangyat troupe with illustrious background history won the first pride, closely run up by Kyanaw Kyanout (We), also a Yangon-based troupe.
Among competitors were 88 Generation political activists and student union.
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