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Nawam Perahera

February 7, 2020 - February 8, 2020

Colombo | Festival | Nawam Perahera | Gangarama temple

Gangarama temple is the most attractive Buddist temple in Colombo, the capital city of  Sri Lanka which conducts the Nawam Perahera Festival. Nawam perahera will be one of the biggest pageants in Colombo. Every year month of February full moon night will be the colorful pageant, with many varieties of performers and elephants on city main Streets (since 1979).

Nawam perahera is symbolic of spiritual roots, together with the demonstration of rich and diverse culture, captured by performers of the pageant.

Its a colorful collection and combination of traditional dancers and drummers represent the upcountry (Kandiyan), law country, Sabaragamu dancing cultures.

Elephants will be the most highlight part of this.

“NAWAM RAJA” the main Tusker elephant of the Gangarama temple carries the main relic casket. This will be the most dignify movement of the whole pageant


February 7, 2020
February 8, 2020
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