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The State Vesak Festival to be held at the Bingiriya Rajamaha Viharaya, this year

The Ministry of Buddha Sasana announces that this year's State Vesak Festival will be held at the Bingiriya Rajamaha Viharaya. This year Vesak full Moon Poya Day falls on the 29th of April. The Vesak Week which begins on the 26th of April ends on the 2nd of May. The State Vesak Festival will commence on the 28th under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. This year's theme is "The Subdued Mind Brings Solace".