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Saturday, 29 August 2015 - 20:51
The final Randoli Perahera of the historic Esala festival tonight
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The final Randoli Perahera of the historic Esala festival, will parade the streets of Kandy tonight at the auspicious time of 7.58.

The final Perahera will showcase many cultural dances and more than one hundred beautifully decorated elephants.

The Esala festival will be concluded at the traditional water cutting rituals to be held in the Mahaweli River at the Gatambay Thotupola tomorrow morning.

The historic Esala Festival, a tradition being carried from the eras of Kings, is held annually in honor of the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha enshrined at the Temple of Tooth relic in Kandy.

The festival attracts thousands of devotees, pilgrims and foreign visitors to the hill capital of Kandy and it is a major tourist attraction.

Meanwhile, the police have deployed 3000 strong Police force to provide security to the public.

















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