President and former President attend day 2 of Navam Maha Perahera

The Nawam Maha Perahera happens to be the most colorful and prestigious Buddhist cultural pageant held in Sri Lanka. This cultural procession is celebrated once a year on the full moon day of the month of February to mark the Navam Poya. The Nawam Maha Perahera is one of the most important religious and cultural events in Sri Lanka. Millions of people witness this procession event annually including an estimated 10,000 tourists who are touring Sri Lanka during this period.

Photos – PradeepDambarage