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First Kumbal Perahera

The first Kumbal Perahera of the historical Kandy Esala Festival, Sri Lanka’s oldest and grandest of all Buddhist festivals was held in Kandy on Thursday. The procession, a unique symbol of the country’s ancient cultural heritage features dancers, jugglers, fire-breathers and lavishly decorated elephants.

Pictures by Asela Kuruluwansa


 

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