Esala Festival’s Maiden Kumbal Perahera In Kandy Today

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The 2018 historic Esala Perahera in Kandy commenced on Sunday following the traditional “Kap” planting ceremony.

The maiden Kumbal Perahera of the 2018 historic Kandy Esala festival will parade the streets in Kandy this evening (16).

The Perahera, consisting of traditional dances and magnificently decorated elephants, is the biggest Buddhist festival in Sri Lanka.

The Kumbal Perahara would parade the streets of Kandy until the 20th of August.

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