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State Vesak Festival begins tomorrow at Wattarama

wattarama2017The State Vesak Festival – 2017 will begin tomorrow (9th May) at 2. p.m. at the Wattarama Sri Arahanta Maliyadewa Rajamaha Viharaya in Kegalle under the patronage of Chief Prelates of the three nikayas, President Maithripala Sirisena, and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.


In parallel to the State Vesak Festival, a Special Vesak celebration Week commenced yesterday and it will be held until 13th May.

The Ministry of Buddhasasana has taken steps to conduct seminars on the environment and the Buddhism, Health and Buddhism, History and Buddhism, Literature and Buddhism, Art and Buddhism, Economy and Buddhism during the Vesak week.

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