Vesak at Mahaweli Reach Hotel - 2014
Vesak is considered as both a religious and cultural festival in Sri Lanka. It is celebrated on the day of the full moon in May. Vesak Day is one of the most significant days of the year in the Buddhist calendar and is celebrated by Buddhists all over the world. Kandy being the Hill Capital of Sri Lanka, and home of the Temple of the Tooth Relic plays a pivotal role in this festival.
In celebrating Vesak in Kandy. The Mahaweli Rach Hotel adorned the premises in lamps and lanterns, bathing the whole vicinity in effervescent light. The staff joined in by singing Bakthi Geetha to commemorate the occasion and the guests participated in the lighting of lamps and also made it a fun experience by trying their hand at making colourful vesak lanterns for the festival.