Buddhist schools to participate in Vesak celebrations
The Education Ministry will conduct a series of programmes to mark
Vesak Week with the participation of Buddhist schools countrywide.
The Education Ministry has informed Provincial Education Secretaries,
Provincial Directors, Zonal Directors and Divisional Directors, Deans of
National Education Faculties, Principals and teachers to conduct these
programme in a fitting manner.
Shramadana and environment conversation programmes will be held on
May 2. Creation of Vesak decorations will be carried on May 3.
A sill observation programme will be held on May 4.
The programme will be held with the participation of schoolchildren
and teachers in Buddhist schools. Displaying of Vesak decorations ,
lighting Vesak lanterns and lamps, participating in religious activities
in temples, dansal serving tea, herbal drinks, flower offerings and
Vesak Bakthi Gee will be held at school level on May 5 and 6.
The certificate awarding ceremony for participants as well as
teachers and schoolchildren will be held on May 8.