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Rich cultural Heritage reflected through Kandy Dalada Procession

In Wageningen UR and VHL University of Applied Siences, only two students represent Sri Lanka. That is why the students would like to show Sri Lankan culture by showing a short video on Kandy Dalada procession which shows rich cultural heritage in Sri Lanka through traditional dances, religious customs, traditional costumes and decorated elephants.

Organisator members of the Sri Lankan community
Datum

wo 16 april 2014 12:30 tot 12:50

Locatie Orion, building number 103
Bronland 1
103
6708 WH Wageningen
+31 (0) 317 48 87 77
Zaal/kamer The Spot
The Kandy Dalada procession is being conducted to pay homage to the Lord Buddha and to four local guardian gods. The procession is world famous Cultural and Religious pageant and it attracts thousands of tourists all over the world including Europeans in the month of July/August every year.The modern pageant dates back to 18th century however the procession was conducting from 4th century CE. Therefore, it has a long history.

Kandy Dalada Procession
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