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When I first arrived in Myanmar, many people were curious. The Burmese people actually wore traditional clothing and walked around the street. They wore a long tube skirt dragged on the heel. This kind of Myanmar long skirt is called
It is normal for a woman to wear a skirt, but so strange clothing, wearing it on men, is very eye -catching.
On the streets of Yangon, several young people wear traditional cage bases
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Most countries in the world have their own traditional costumes. However, in modern society, people have rarely wearing traditional clothing or only on special occasions. However, in Myanmar,
From hawkers to president -almost everyone is wearing traditional cage bases
This makes people more curious.
Cage base is widely used
Cage base is so popular in Myanmar,
Mainly because of practicality and convenience
The cage -based style is simple. As long as you buy a piece of cloth and sew it into a cylinder, it will save a lot of tailoring kung fu, and you can sew it at home. After sewing, put a set on the body, hold it out, and wear it. The weather in Myanmar is hot, wearing cages can make the air flow and keep it cool, it is even more ventilated than shorts.
In addition, most parts of Myanmar are
People often work in the fields. When they crossed the river, as long as they pull the cage base slightly up, they can wading the river without worrying about wet clothes. And if you want to take a bath in the river, as long as you unbutton the knot around your waist, pull it up to the armpit, and cover your body, you can take a bath. You don’t have to worry about someone see it.
After taking a shower, first put a clean one from the top, and then pull the wet from below.
It is really convenient to wear a cage base to work
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Therefore, some people in Myanmar are used to setting up a spare cage base on their shoulders. Passing by the river and want to take a bath, just take a bath,
After washing, replace the reserve cage base
When encountering wind and rain, you can put on the body to block the wind and rain. When the sun is exposed, you can put it on your head.
When sweating, you can also wipe sweat as a towel,
When buying things, you can also pierce into a bag and install things
Essence In short, a cage base can solve too many problems.
The dry work is too sunny, the cage base becomes a headscarf
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Of course, there are many universal cage base purposes, and even, it can be used as
Essence For many young fathers, it is a terrible thing to bring children. With a cage base, it solves a big problem. Put the child in the cage base. error.
A baby was placed in his father’s cage base
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In the area of Elai, Myanmar, many people make fishing for fish. The fishermen here also use the cage base to do
Essence In short, the function of the cage base is only unexpected, and there is no cage base.
The fisherman uses a cage base to make a fish pocket
There are no pockets on the cage base, some people will pull out a pocket on the knot,
There are mobile phones, betel nuts, keys, and wallets, and most people will put mobile phones, umbrellas and other debris
, Put it directly in the waist cage. In short, how can Burmese people be separated from such a convenient and wide functional cage?
True · Only you can’t think of it
No Burmese men can’t do it
“Buzo” and “Tsamin”
Myanmar people have wearing cage bases since ancient times, but ancient cage bases have become more complicated.
There are also men and women in ancient cage bases. Men wearing it is called
, Women wearing it is called
Essence Compared with modern cage bases, the ancient cage base is more exquisite and gorgeous, especially the cage base worn by ancient nobles, usually made of a few meters of gorgeous fabrics. At that time, people thought that the more fabrics on their bodies, the richer they became.
In the 19th century, Burmese traditional clothing:
Women wearing specialmin (left)
Men wearing cloth shuttle (right)
In 1953, US President Nixon visited Myanmar
Wearing a gorgeous Burmese ancient cage base.
By the 19th century, Myanmar became a British colony,
Affected by immigrants such as India and Malaysia, the ancient Myanmar cage base was improved
Only the modern cage base. Due to its convenience and practicality, it began to be widespread in Myanmar, and the gorgeous and complicated ancient cage base gradually disappeared.
The modern cage base is very simple, that is, a large cylinder is made with a piece of cloth.
Wearing a cage group does not tie the belt, there is no button on it, as long as you put it on your body, you can pull it. Although both men and women wear cage bases, the way of knotting is different. The women’s cage base is relatively simple. Just pull it to the side of the waist and stuff the corners into the waist. Men’s cage base is tied to a knot in front, which requires a certain way.
Modern men’s and women’s cage bases are different
The key to the method of wearing a man cage base is the knot in front of him
After putting the cage base on the body, first hold the cage base with both hands, grab the left and right horns with both hands, then pull these two corners to the navel, cross the cross, and then tighten them. The corners are stuffed into the waist. If you are worried about it, you can twist a circle, but the pimples are even greater.
Fortunately I am not a men’s series
Cage base can be matched with a shirt at will
, Jackets, T -shirts, short -sleeved shirts, can also be matched ethnic clothing, depending on personal hobbies and different occasions.
Although the cage base is simple, the cloth used is very different. The cage base worn by ordinary people only seek comfort and convenience, so most of them are used.
It can be folded at will without affecting work.
The cage base worn by the wealthy people in Myanmar is more particular, and generally uses good ones
, Also with various wave patterns. When the Burmese people attended the wedding or attended important occasions, they would wear it
With ripples, it will flash
The silk style looks more gorgeous and beautiful.
Filty cage base worn by the rich
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Many people are very curious: Does the Burmese cage base wear underwear?
This problem has caused countless people’s speculation, but guessed that everyone was embarrassed to ask.
It is said that foreign tourists who have good things have quietly observed the Myanmar people. Some people see that the Burmese people slid down to a very low position when they sorted out the cage base. Some people followed them to go to the toilet and found that there seemed to be no underwear in their cage base. Later, someone couldn’t help but ask the Burmese people,
The Myanmar people said to see personal habits
Some, some are not worn or not answered.
It is speculated that only in formal occasions, Myanmar talents wear underwear
For example, when the leader meets the foreign guests, or when the teacher speaks in the classroom, after all, in this occasion, it is too embarrassing if the cage foundation slipped away. As for the drivers and hawkers on the street, there are not so many particular attention. After all, everyone knows that it will be cooler not to wear underwear.
There are really no underwear
Then the problem comes
, The knot on the cage base is alive
No matter how tight it is, the body will loosen as long as the activity will be loose, especially the cage base is very large, and there is no belt and buttons. Even if it is a driver and hawker, wouldn’t it be embarrassing if it fell on the street?
So we see that many foreigners come to Myanmar and enter the cage base with the customs in the countryside.
I’m afraid I accidentally fall down on the street. Some courageous people will even secretly be secretly on the cage base
, Fix it firmly.
A foreign volunteer cleans the ground in a cage base
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However, the Myanmar man did not care about it. When it feels like the cage is loose,
Whether they are in front of people, they will unlock the cage base and re -knotting.
On the street, there are often Burmese men who walk away and suddenly pull the cage kick away, pick up two corners, and twist a few times by unmanned manner, and will re -fight.
Seeing this scene, I was often stunned by foreign tourists, but Myanmar men didn’t care at all, as if nothing had happened.
Men in Myanmar sort out the cage base on the street
They even stopped when they worked, and then pulled the cage base, grabbed the two corners of the cage base, quickly pulled to the belly button, twisted left and right, and became a new knot. ,,
The whole process is completed in one go, natural smooth, and then continue to work
Myanmar people solve the cage base while chatting
What’s more, while the Burmese people talked to others, they unbuttoned the cage base and sorted out while talking.
Whenever this scene is seen, foreign tourists will turn their faces away, pretending not to see. In fact, it is not necessary. This is the habitual action of the Burmese. He didn’t care at all, let alone embarrassment.
People are not embarrassed, so embarrassing is yourself.
Hundreds of wearing a cage base
Myanmar people wear cage bases, not only ordinary long skirts,
It can change multiple shapes with the differences between the occasion
Such as shorts, skirts, etc. Myanmar people are convenient to wear, can play, run, cycling, and farming. In short, nothing is delayed.
The most common change of cage -based shapes is shorts
When the Myanmar man is working or exercising, he will twist the hem in front of the cage base and pull backwards, bypass between the legs, and then stuff it into the back waist, and it will transform into a pair of shorts.
Cage base becomes panties
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This type of cage -based shorts can be suitable for various activities,
For example, when playing, when you run, or wear other activities, freely.
Myanmar people turn the cage base into shorts for sports activities
You can play the ball if you wear a cage base
When farmers are farming, because the long tube skirt is inconvenient, the activity is not so violent.
So the cage base turned into a short skirt again
, To keep it ventilated without staining the hem of the cage base.
In the field, the cage base becomes a short skirt
There are many tricks in the cage base. In addition to shorts and skirts, they can also become raincoats, vests, and even shoulder bags. Someone on Facebook posted a series of pictures to shape the cage base into
Multiple practical items
, It’s so amazing.
Long cage group wearing method
Short cage base
Cage base is never out of date
With the development of the times, young people in Myanmar began to be restless in the monotonous of this traditional costume. Like young people in other countries, they are eager to dress more fashionable.
Some young people have started wearing pants.
These seventeen -year -old young people often ride motorcycles and they wear jeans because jeans are more convenient.
However, wearing pants on the streets, they still have to bear some pressure, because the traditional Myanmar believes that people wearing pants are Chongyangmei.
Young people start wearing jeans
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Until now, the white top with forest green cage base is still
Myanmar student uniform
Although some children also like jeans, most children still wear cage base every day because schools educate them:
Cage base is part of Burmese traditional culture.
For Burmese people, although the times are changing, the traditional cage is never outdated.
Students wear cage base school
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Cage base is widely used