Crowds gather as Sirasa Wasantha Udanaya adds colour to Polonnaruwa (Watch video)

Crowds gather as Sirasa Wasantha Udanaya adds colour to Polonnaruwa (Watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

18 Apr, 2015 | 9:30 pm

The Sirasa Wasantha Udanaya 2015, organised in line with the New Year celebrations, was held at the Rajarata Navodya Stadium in Polonnaruwa on Saturday.

The Sirasa Wasantha Udanaya 2015 Bak Festival, was declared open on Saturday morning under the auspices of the Chief Minister of the North Central Province, Peshala Jayaratne.

The festival was jointly organised by Sirasa TV, the North Central Provincial Council, the Thamankaduwa Pradeshiya Sabha, the Polonnaruwa District Secretariat and the Polonnaruwa Police.

Colour was added to the event with numerous cultural performances. Large crowds flocked to participate in the traditional Bak Festival sports and several other competitions.

The Bak Festival which was organised with the intention of having a meaningful Sinhala-Tamil New Year promoting unity among communities, received immense support from the people.

 

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Posted by Newsfirst.lk on Saturday, April 18, 2015

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