CMC organises series of events for Vesak

Published : 12:01 am  April 28, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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On the Vesak Full Moon Poya Day (29), the observance of Sil from 7.00 a.m. to 5.00  p.m. will be held at the CMC premises. Arrangement have also been made to hold a Pahan Aloka Pooja with 1,000 lamps in front of the statue of Lord Buddha in Vihara Maha Devi Park and the Colombo Municipal Council premises on the same day from 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Unveiling of the Aura of Lord Buddha in Vihara Maha Devi Park is scheduled to be held at 7.00 p.m.   
Additionally, the CMC will hold a Bakthi Gee programme which will be presented by the students of the University  of Visual and Performing Arts of Colombo, schoolchildren and staff of the Colombo Municipal Council from 7.30 p.m. at the CMC premises. 

Bakthi Gee programme among Dhamma schools and a Nurthi Gee programme will also be held on April 30 at the Colombo Municipal Council premises. The movie ‘Siddhartha Gautama’ is schedule to be screened from 7.00  p.m. on May 1 at the municipality premises. There will be a Vesak lantern exhibition and competition among Colombo Municipal Council departments from April 29 to May 1 at C.W.W.  Kannangara Road in Colombo 7.