Kayin State is situated between north latitude 16 ̊46′ and 19 ̊21’ and between east longitude 96 ̊25′ and 98 ̊54’. It has an area of 11090 square miles and it borders Shan and Kayah State in the north , districts of Tangoo, Thahton and Mawlamyaing on the west, Ye township in the south and Thailand in the east. Kayin State has a population of 1403000 and not only most of the Kayin people live but also Sa Kaw, Po, Bwe, Padaung, Sane, Kayin Ni people. They profess Buddhism, Nat, Christian. Kayin New Year festival, the most popular one, has a hold on the first waving day of phytho month every year.