Kandy Perahera Festival one of the biggest attractions in Sri Lanka is happening this year too. The Perahera has been held to pay homage to Buddhas Tooth Relic(Dalada Wahanse) from the 3rd Century BC. Budhists believe that this perahera brings blessings to people of Sri Lanka and Rain to help the crops to grow.
Filled with traditional dance items and beautifully decorated elephants this is one of the most colorful festivals of its kind in the world. The pereheras start on Esala full moon poya day in July and ends on Nikini Full moon poya day in August.
|Kumbal Perahera||23rd July 2012||19.30 Hrs|
|24th July 2012||18.55 Hrs|
|25th July 2012||18.50 Hrs|
|26th July 2012||19.55 Hrs|
|Final Kumbal Perahera||27th July 2012||20.35 Hrs|
|Randoli Perahera||28th July 2012||19.55 Hrs|
|29th July 2012||20.35 Hrs|
|30th July 2012||20.22 Hrs|
|31st July 2012||20.30 Hrs|
|Final Randoli Perahera||01st August 2012||20.00 Hrs|
|Day Perahera||Day Perahera||13.20 Hrs|
In and around the Kandy city.