Vesak 2012 Sri Lanka – Bauddhaloka Vesak Zone
Bauddhaloka Mawatha Colombo 7 will be illuminated again from 5th May 2012 in parallel to the celebration week of Vesak 2012. Organizers are expecting record number of crowd in this year too. There will large number of exhibits can be seen at the Bauddhaloka Vesak Zone in 2012.
Bauddhaloka Vesak Zone is one of the oldest and most important events in Colombo, which is organized to commemorate the birth, enlightment and passing away of Buddha. The event is organized by the Ceylon Buddhist Congress (ACBC). Bauddhaloka Vesak Zone was started in 2000 under the guidance of Dr. (Mrs.) Milina Sumathipala. Designated area of the Bauddhaloka Vesak Zone is starting in Borella junction and ends in Thunmulla Junction.
There are many places in Colombo make arrangements for a elaborate Vesak 2012 such as “Buddha Rashmi Pooj” which is organized by the Gangarama temple and the president secretariat.
Other than the large number of creative exhibits from the participants of the event there will be many activities throughout the celebration of Vesak 2012. Mediation campaigns, Bakthi Gee, Drawings and Paintings competition are few events attracts the attention of the crowd. People are welcome to produce attractive and creative exhibits for the Bauddhaloka Vesak Zone and there will be cash prices for the best exhibits.