Children and families enjoyed a break from the heat in the Peoples’ Park water slide. (PHOTO: Kimberley Phillips/DVB)
A young man working on the ferris wheel. (PHOTO: Kimberley Phillips/DVB)
The festival rides are powered by the strength of the young men working at the festival. (PHOTO: Kimberley Phillips/DVB)

In photos: Thadingyut 2015, Rangoon

Second only to Thingyan, Thadingyut is the most significant holiday in Buddhism, signifying the day that Buddha descended from the heavens.

Artists, activists and musicians attended the rally to support NLD, including rapper Anegga (fourth from left), Min Ko Naing (centre, white shirt) and reggae artist Saw Phoe Khwar (far right). (PHOTO: DVB)
Crowds clambered to the front to hear speakers at the rally in downtown Rangoon. (PHOTO: DVB)
88 Generation activist Min Ko Naing and Chaw Su Khine. (PHOTO: DVB)

IN PHOTOS: NLD draws activists, musicians to Rangoon rally

The National League for Democracy election campaign rolled into downtown Rangoon on Sunday, where crowds mixed with artists, musicians and activists against the backdrop of the Sule Pagoda.