No.631/1, Sri Sunanda Mawatha, Utuwankanda, Mawanella - 71500, Sri Lanka.

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13 Jun

Kandy Procession

Historically it is very important as the last Sinhala kingdom where we have preserved all our cultures traditions and arts and crafts. Actually this is our cultural centre where the greatest pageant takes place in the month of July|August with the procession that parades the streets of Kandy for ten days with all the pomp and glory; a ceremony with hundreds of dancers ,drummers , torch barares, flag bareares , and the Kandian chief in the ceremonial out fits with a hundred elephants beautifully caparisoned ; to crown it all the great tusker of the scared temple carries the relic casket accompanied by the lay custodian who reperesnts  the Sinhala King in old his regalia