A'pura Sri Dalada Perahera on July 2, 3
The Anuradhapura Sri Dalada Perahera will be held on July 2 and 3.
The perahera originated during the time of King Kithsirimewan.
About 20 elephants and upcountry, low country, Sabaragamuwa and
Rajarata dancers will add colour to the perahera. The perahera will
start from the Eastern entrance of the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and arrive at
the Abayagiriya Chetiya passing Thuparama Ruwanweli Chetiya along Anula
Mawatha on the first day.
The perahera will pass Lions Pillar on July 3 evening, proceed to
market town along the main street and reach the sacred bo tree premises.