The Esala Perahera of the Historic Temple of the Tooth in Kandy is slated to commence on the 23rd of July.
A preliminary discussion in this regard was held at the Kandy District Secretariat today.
The initial Kumbal Perahera is due to take to the streets of Kandy on the 23rd of July and conclude procession on the 27th.
Meanwhile the Randoli Perahera will commence its initial procession on the
28th of July.
Subsequent to the final Randoli Perahera on the 1st, followed by the noon perahera the day following, the Kandy Asala perahera will conclude.
According to Diyawadana Nilame of the Temple of the Tooth Pradeep Nilanga
Dala the Kap erection ceremony of the Sathara Maha Dewala is scheduled to be held on the 19th of July at 10.07 am.